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Not sure what breed they are

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OlpA, May 10, 2007.

  1. OlpA

    OlpA Hatching

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    My wife works for animal control and came across three chicks. She brought them home and I am clueless to what breed or sex they are. I have 20 Rhode Island reds that a friend of mine gave me. So far they are all getting along. Here’s the pictures of my mystery chicks! I sure hope someone can help me identify them. Thanks!
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  2. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

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    The first picture looks like a barred rock, maybe a roo - looks just like mine which are 10 weeks old. Good luck on the others..
     
  3. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master 11 Years

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    Looks like a barred rock and two easter eggers. Middle one might be a pullet, the other two are roos.
     
  4. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Songster

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    First one a barred rock or else a black sex link cockrel. The second one looks like my baby black sex link females. They are 4 weeks old tomorrow. The third one I am unsure of.
     
  5. michellerene

    michellerene Songster

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    The first one is definitely a barred plymouth rock-- looks like a hen to me. Her comb is not red. The last one looks like a roo. Not sure of the breed of the second two.
     
  6. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Songster

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    I'm going to go with
    Pic1: Barred Rock or Black Sex-Link-looks like a cockeral
    Pic2: EE- my guess is pullet
    Pic3: EE-toss up. comb color looks like cockeral, size looks like pullet

    They are between 5 and 6 weeks old. Pretty birds!

    Have a look at www.feathersite.com - it should help to identify them for you.
     
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  7. michellerene

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    I'm still learning, so I'm really curious about why everyone thinks the br is a roo? I have two br's and they both have pretty prominent combs-- not red, just yellow like that. They'd better not be roo's!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. SamG347

    SamG347 Songster

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    I agree with accidental completely. Give them time though before completely 100%ly labeling sexes. Because I do know that some standard breeds like leghorns...rocks and RIRs even hens get combs early on.
    Good Luck with your newbies!!
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