New to chickens, help with gender and breeds!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jeskanne, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. jeskanne

    jeskanne Hatching

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    Hi guys! I have my three little babies but I'm so clueless on their breeds and genders. I'm almost positive my oldest is a rooster, but still not sure about the breed. Any help would be super wonderful!
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Where did you get them? The black and orange one could be a Black Sex-Link, or just a random mix. The Black one may be a mix, or a Black Australorp. Your barred bird looks like a mixed breed.

    As for genders, the black and the black/orange one are pullets. Could you post a photo of the barred bird showing the tail area? I think that it's a pullet, but am not certain.
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    x2 on these guesses.
     
  4. jeskanne

    jeskanne Hatching

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    Thank you for the help! I got them all from a farmer's market, so no doubt they're all mixes. Just your estimation is great.

    Here's some more pics of my barred. I thought she was a pullet, but her comb is getting crazier by the day...

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    Not the greatest picture [​IMG] but you can see how floppy the comb is

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    The feathers are a little wet here, but its the best pic I have of them right now
     

  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Your Barred bird is a pullet.
     
  6. One Chick Two

    One Chick Two Songster

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    All girls! [​IMG]
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Agreed. :eek:)
     

  8. Table4Six

    Table4Six Crowing

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    I agree as well!
     
  9. jeskanne

    jeskanne Hatching

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    Thank you all so much for the help! This blog has been a life saver! All that worry and look what I found in the nesting box this morning:
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    Lol!!! Definitely a girl! :)
     

  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    You're welcome, and congratulations! It's always so exciting getting that first egg. :eek:)
     

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