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please let me know what these cute lil 4wk olds are!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by augiedranch, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "abagale" i think is a ameracauana. m/f? if yall see others in the background let me know on them too.

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    "rudy" i think rhode island red.. am i a boy? momma wants me to be a boy! lol

    the other one is ameracauana i think. her names either diamond or chunky monkey.. they look the same from the front to me.

    thanks guys!!
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    1st pic looks like an Easter egger and a Black Australorp. The EE looks like a pullet. The BA looks like a boy.

    2nd pic looks like a RIR or Red Sexlink and another EE (both look like pullets).

    Jody
     
  3. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you! very helpful
     
  4. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a side view of the red bird would be easier....i can't tell if there are waddles are not...that's how I always tell...the comb throws me alot.
     
  5. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where are wattles located? what should i be looking for in wattles? thanks! im new to this![​IMG]
     
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    Quote:The wattles are the little red things that hang down below the beak, look at the black chick you can clearly see them on him. [​IMG]
     
  7. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    The black one looks like an australorp and the 'red' looks like my new hampshire red (a cross between RIR and Star)...here is her pic...

    Maggie:
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    here are my australorps at 11 days ... two black and whites in the top left corner...

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  8. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ohmygosh! they look just like mine did at that age~ wow~~!! this whole time i thought i had a rir! i really wanted a rir! darn! lol! what do i need to expect with .. did u say hampshire reds? thank you very much. you have beautiful babies:)
     
  9. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you said a cross between a rir and a star... whats a star? lol
    thanks again
     
  10. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Here is some info on the Star...they are a sex link chicken and a hybrid. I am almost 100% sure I red that the New Hampshire Red is indeed a RIR x Star cross...I could be mistaken...the Star is not an association recognized breed but the New nonsense Red is and has a standard.

    http://www.mypetchicken.com/Star-B102.aspx

    Here is some info on the New Hampshire Red...and by the way, I love my little maggie. She is nicknamed 'Mizz Bossy', she fears nothing, is curious, wants attention and affection. Lovely little girl.

    http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/product/new_hampshire_reds.html

    http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/poultry/chickens/newhampshirered/


    Hope that helps...I think the RIRs are pretty much solid red with the white as chicks and do not have the prominant markings on the head and back like the New Hampshire Reds..I am noticing that difference in the all the pics of the chicks I am seeing posted.


     
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