Posting on behalf of a co-worker - need help determining breed :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pickaduck, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. Pickaduck

    Pickaduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My co-worker got a bunch of chicks and - since she knows I'm into chickens - asked me to post here on her behalf. She said when she bought them as a mixed lot labeled "10 heavy hens." I have some theories about them but since I'm mostly a duck person I thought I'd ask y'all to see if it backs up my guesses. Also, do you see any roos? I am wondering about one of them but am not sure. Thanks! [​IMG]


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  2. code2142

    code2142 New Egg

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    A number of them look like barred Plymouth rocks, not sure what the brown one is though. The only one in the picture that makes me think Roo is the whitest one in the front of the pic, but I can't be sure at this stage of growth.
     
  3. PixieChixie

    PixieChixie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brown reminds me a bit of my friend's hatchery Easter egger at that age.
     
  4. JHorn91180

    JHorn91180 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im seeing hatchery barred rocks and a new hampshire red
     
  5. Pickaduck

    Pickaduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's what I was thinking. I wasn't sure about the brown/red one.. I was thinking either that or an easter egger.
     
  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Looks like they have one Barred Rock rooster: then lighter colored one in the front of the picture.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree with the barred rocks and a new hamp or production red type bird. I'd tell her to watch that lightest barred rock and the red one--the light barred birds are usually roos, and those are some thick legs on the red bird.
     
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  8. sfw2

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  9. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Agreed on them being Barred rocks and the 1 New Hampshire Red
     
  10. Lynndaybrown

    Lynndaybrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the Barred Rocks and Easter Egger
     

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