newbie breed help

ScaevolaVt

Hatching
7 Years
May 19, 2012
2
0
7
Vermont
Hi there-

Just got my first three chicks from the local feed store. We were supposed to get a New Hampshire, a Barred Rock, and what they call an Araucana (though I know this will be an EE). They were all hatched 5/1/12. The problem is the BR, which is feathering out brown and and black. She/he has the beginnings of a single comb and black legs and beak. Here are a couple photos. Any ideas on what this little guy is? Or am I wrong, and this is just how BRs feather out?





 

mnferalkitty

Songster
7 Years
May 17, 2012
1,386
26
131
Minnesota
My barred rocks feather out black and white. I don't know if this is a barred rock, and if its not I don't know what is
 

texas75563

Songster
8 Years
7 Years
Jan 24, 2012
437
33
151
Linden, Texas
Black sex link pullet. Barred rocks and black sex links get mixed up all the time at feed stores and TSC. I paid for 8 black sex links from TSC. I got 8 barred rocks.
 

rthomp11

Hatching
7 Years
May 19, 2012
2
0
6
The brown one is the Araucana. The Black one will be the Barred Rock. I have about 30 Araucana's and they all started out with the brown heads and feathers.
 

donrae

Hopelessly Addicted
Premium Feather Member
9 Years
Jun 18, 2010
31,453
3,984
581
Southern Oregon
No barred bird in those photos. Black sex link is your best bet, as stated. They're great birds, good layers.
 

ScaevolaVt

Hatching
7 Years
May 19, 2012
2
0
7
Vermont
Black Sex Link, huh? Good to know. Yes, the brown one is the EE - it started out as a chipmunk. The one that is supposed to be a NH started out yellow and now has that brown that I figured would get redder - do you think it's something else?

 

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