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Noobie with some minor Flock Questions

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Zone, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Zone

    Zone New Egg

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    Hi everyone, First time posting.
    Had a few questions, i recently just got into raising my 1st flock.
    I just recently put in a greenhouse, coop, solar,irrigation. Really went to town with my backyard.

    I currently have 6 chickens.
    2 i picked up less then 2 weeks ago and 4 that ive had for over 2 months.

    The first 2 were white rock, 2nd batch i got another white rock and what i assume to be a black male cooper maran.
    The Chicks are Rhode island red and what ive been told is an Ester egger/Americana.

    My question is, Do any of these appear to be male, if so how well do the Velcro collars work ?
    And do the breeds seem to be correct ?

    2 chicks
    https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn....=bc7233d0ead774f7e45a8cd930a6acb7&oe=5841DE58

    https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn....=9740ad818f7af805b2c971d98b1aff54&oe=584C9594


    The black maran
    https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn....=2a800dbe0b61da20a1125f2951edff50&oe=5845EEDA

    https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn....=c7dbbfa148dc7adff2c8bb79ea663d75&oe=584D2663


    WhiteRock with light comb.
    https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn....=b0f91902d779a90a644934a6608dffbd&oe=583A96CE

    Wihite rocks of the same age with bigger combs.
    https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn....=a2a8965bfaee79c6eb1991eb0726f4ed&oe=5847D799
     
  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hi!

    The 2 with the bigger combs, (your last link) I think they are roosters.
    the other white rock looks like a hen to me
    the maran is a rooster for sure.
    the chicks are too young to tell.


    Congrats on all the upgrades! sounds good!
     
  3. Zone

    Zone New Egg

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    3 weeks is what i was told.
     
  4. Zone

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    I will contact the people i got them from, would it be possible the 1 comb is just slow growing ?
     

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