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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by squirtsmomma, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    If the birds were all running free, you have solid, utility laying barnyard mixes...with RIR and BR influence..the red birds show RIR influence, and the barred shows BR influence...the others could be a lot of different things or just mixed with different things.

    LofMc
     
  2. squirtsmomma

    squirtsmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what were hoping for, good solid healthy laying hens and we'll probably keep a couple roosters, but not more than that.
    Thanks
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    One of the red birds looks suspiciously roo already...middle photo 5 weeks....on the left...more red comb showing...if that is a roo, that will take off pretty fast.

    With that batch...you surely have some roos.

    Keep a red based roo and when you put it over the barred birds, you should get sex linking for chicks....barred roos and black (with red leakage as they age) girls.

    LofMc
     
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  4. squirtsmomma

    squirtsmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Well we ended up with a gorgeous BR roo, 7 RIR roos,2 bantam Cochin roos (we think), 2 bantam Cochin pullets, several RIR pullets a BR pullet and one beautiful mix pullet that lays greenish-gray medium sized eggs. Not bad for our first hatch.
     

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