What are these? 3.5 weeks old.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by featherz, May 1, 2011.

  1. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Have mutt and pure and hatchery chicks, all mixed together and trying to figure out which breeds I have. 3.5 weeks old. Some are obvious, like the light brahma and the turkens. [​IMG] What is this? Dark Brahma?

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    Speckled sussex? Does the white breast signify anything in the way of gender? All the others that are more obviously SS do not have this.

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    How about this little roo? Brahma of some sort? (I have light and dark, both breeder and hatchery).. Or easter egger/mutt?

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  2. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first looks like a dark brahma hen

    The second might be a Speckled Sussex, although none on mine have that much white!

    The third is a mix, or really bad quality. Brahmas are supposed to have pea combs [​IMG]
     
  3. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Quote:Well, it's possible on the third - I have a few hatchery chicks in here from another byc'er, some of which are dark brahma (like chick #1). However, they are supposed to be sexed pullets and that one's definitely a boyo. Of course, sexing doesn't mean much - the hatchery also sent a cochin I think is a roo (seen in pic # 1 to the right of the brahma), a favorelle that's a roo as well as a boy langshan. /sigh. No more hatchery chicks for me! [​IMG] Chick #3 could also be a mutt - had mutt eggs in the bator as well with my cochin roo over various others, including a SLW - maybe this is the result.
     
  4. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well, it's possible on the third - I have a few hatchery chicks in here from another byc'er, some of which are dark brahma (like chick #1). However, they are supposed to be sexed pullets and that one's definitely a boyo. Of course, sexing doesn't mean much - the hatchery also sent a cochin I think is a roo (seen in pic # 1 to the right of the brahma), a favorelle that's a roo as well as a boy langshan. /sigh. No more hatchery chicks for me! [​IMG] Chick #3 could also be a mutt - had mutt eggs in the bator as well with my cochin roo over various others, including a SLW - maybe this is the result.

    Cochin/wyandotte would be showing a dominant rose comb.... It kinda looks like it could be a cochin cross tho...
     

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