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Too early to tell these two breeds?

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

  1. jabronee

    jabronee New Egg

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    Hey all,
    I got these chicks on Thursday, March 17th. At that point I believe they were already a week or so old. I believe they are all pullets as well. Anyway, I have some theories as to what breed they are (Wyandottes for the black ones and either Buff Orpingtons or maybe Red Sex Links for the yellow/red ones). I have 5 of each, let me know if you need a better picture to get an idea on the breed.

    Looking forward to hearing what you think!

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  2. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal Premium Member

    I think the yellow/red one is a Red Sex Link. The other one is either a Wyandotte or a Black Australorp. Good luck with your chicks and they are adorable! :)
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    I think you have a Black Australorp and maybe a Red sex-link (could you get a better picture of the red one?).
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Oh and [​IMG].
     
  5. jabronee

    jabronee New Egg

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    No problem, here's a few more pictures of the yellow girls:

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    I hadn't thought of Black Australorps but that seems pretty likely too. My only question is that they are starting to get white feathers. Do Black Australorps have any white feathers? Here's a better picture:
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  6. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal Premium Member

    Hmmmm.......I'm not sure if it's a Black Australorp anymore as they shouldn't have white feathers. And a Wyandotte should have more of a laced pattern, so I'm not at sure on the black one. I'm almost positive the yellow/red one is a Red Sex Link.
     
  7. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, red sex-link and australorp. My lorp chicks also have those white feathers...I think they may lose them in the first molt?
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  9. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. My aussies had a few white-tipped feathers when they were small like this, but they didn't last. They are all black now. :)
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