what are we?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rypie13, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. rypie13

    rypie13 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, we are chick sitting for our neighbor. These were hatched by her third grade class and so she was just given two sets of eggs. (The first ones were refridgerated so they didn't think they would hatch...but low and behold three did, only two survived.) So the little brown ones are 4 weeks old and the black and white are 5 weeks. Any ideas as to breed or gender on any of these? The big ones are very naughty! they are chest to chest half the time. the little ones have cute feathered feet.
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  2. rypie13

    rypie13 Out Of The Brooder

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    is there anybody online at this time to help us
     
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    The pics are VERY small... I am, and this is a TOTAL guess based just on your descrip and what little I can see.....

    Guessing...
    Cochin on the buff colored one
    Barred Rock on the B&W one
    and maybe some kind of Cornish or Leghorn or something on the white one

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  4. rypie13

    rypie13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a closer view of a couple of them, could the white be a male? Someone said maybe a leghorn. The little ones are only a week behind and so tiny! Thanks to anyone who has info! We are only chicksitting for another day, I just love the little guys it will be sad to see them go
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  5. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    The white is boy and so is the barred in the pic above it in the first posting.

    Matt
     
  6. rypie13

    rypie13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! we really thought so but it seems that the comb can differ from breed to breed a little. We were just outside getting water for them and noticed the white ones comb is starting to tip over! Ours are a little older and none of them have anything like that so we are hopeful that we just have girls--but one looks a little suspicious.
     

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