TSC Chicks to ID

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Leavingegypt, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. Leavingegypt

    Leavingegypt Songster

    Mar 21, 2012
    These are my first chicks. After much thought and an impulsive trip to TSC (funny how life's choices are sometimes made up of both plan and happenstance), I became the proud owner of 6 fluffy girls- or what I hope are all girls. That discussion is for another time. On with the matter @ hand. The first three pics are of Maisey, Leila and Bea. All were in the bin marked Red Pullets. Two (Leila and Bea) seem to be of the same breed. Both have the same coloring, dark on the head and back, lighter on the wings. They also have dark beaks. Leila is lighter all over, including her beak (she is the first photo and the furtherest left on the last pic). The other three, all yellow fluffs (Alice, Wilma and Pruda) are Buff Orpingtons. Unfortunately those were strait-run (didn't realize that until later that night) so we'll see if a blond roo or two is in the offing.
    Today we are curious, is Maisey a different breed and if so what are my red girls?

  2. jennylove21326

    jennylove21326 In the Brooder

    Mar 19, 2012
    Seneca, SC
    I'm a Newbie to chicks to and I have one that looks like your red beaked ones an 2 that look like Maisey. I too obtained mine from the Red Pullet bin at TSC, but to top it off I also obtained 2 brown ones from that bin. And 1 Buff Orpington (hoping for a pullet!) I can't help you much other than the ones with red beaks MAY be RIR....... Sorry I can't be of help, but I will keep watching your posts to see what breeds come up. Good Luck!
  3. Pele

    Pele Songster

    Feb 25, 2011
    The darker ones are production reds :) They'll lay eggs like it's a life mission. Maisey doesn't appear to be a different breed than the other two, just a bit different in color. Chickens can vary a bit in coloration within their breed (especially with mixed breeds like production reds), much to the dismay of people who breed for showing.

    They're all very cute :)

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