We're at 5 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by trudyg, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. trudyg

    trudyg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are the first 4.
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    One of these is in the first picture, but I have 3 that are black speckled with white and have downy heads that are more gray. Only one of them is reddish in the comb at this point.

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    8 of them, same group of black as before. I have 2 white ones like in this picture, both about same level of development.

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    A naked neck / turken and what is this golden one in the foreground?
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    This guy/gal looked like a chipmunk when a baby.
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    I'm pretty sure this one is a guy. I have 2 naked necks and both have red combs at this point and act male.
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    This is the same golden one from above. I'm hoping it's a girl.
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    One of my polish
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    Another one of the 2 that looked like chipmunks when babies but this one has a bit of a tail and the other does not.
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    Single shot of black w/ white speckles and downy gray head.
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    I"m thinking this one is a barred rock female
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    Chipmunk chick without the tail.
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    Any ideas? This is the heavy mix from McMurray. Not all 16 would hold still for a picture. They all seem to have stocky legs and some are really red-combed. Thanks for any ideas.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    At 5 weeks old, it's very safe to say that the ones with bright pink combs are boys. Any bird with a comb that is bright red by about 8 weeks old is male. Pullets don't start to turn red until they are close to being ready to lay eggs, usually about 14 to 18 weeks old.
     
  3. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are silver laced wyandottes. It looks like you might have a couple gold laced wyandottes too.
     
  4. rides2far

    rides2far Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The golden one looks like it has white legs. Might be a buff Orpington.
     
  5. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I missed that one. Too many photos on a small screen. You are correct. Its a buff Orpington. :)
     
  6. trudyg

    trudyg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks--I'm sorry for so many pictures and they are small. I thought we would be able to click on the photo and get more detail. I was hoping for a buff orpington, so I"m glad to think I have one even if it's a boy
     
  7. SaCollins

    SaCollins Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    The bared one is not a BPR! I think it is a silver Cuckoo Maran.
    Pinkish shanks (BPR have yellow!)
    All feathers end with a black bare ( and this is the situation here!) are
    Good indicators of sCM! And I think she is a pullet.
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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