What breed are these adopted chicks?!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MyChickenChicks, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. MyChickenChicks

    MyChickenChicks New Egg

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    Hello! I call these my rescue chicks (which my husband makes fun of me for) because they were a classroom project that did not have a home. The teacher had no idea what breed they are and I am new to chickens. We got two black and one white. They are now 3.5 weeks and the black ones are starting to get puffy chests. Any guesses?! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    The black and white striped one looks like a barred rock
     
  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Striped one looks like barred rock. Is the white 1 skittish? It looks like a possible White Leghorn. Can't see the 3rd to well.
     
  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Were they hatching eggs? The tail is held quite high on the white 1. Possible cockerel?
     
  5. BusyBearMama

    BusyBearMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she know where she got the eggs for hatching? The black one if it's getting barring that narrows it down assuming they're pure breed & the white one is tough because there are a number of white breeds and the other characteristics take more time, the other looks like it's sort of gray and white?
     

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