What breed are these little cuties?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mysticau, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. mysticau

    mysticau New Egg

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    Good morning Members,

    Could someone identify what breed these cute little black chicks are? thankyou[​IMG]

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  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At this age, they could really be anything. For best guess, wait a few weeks until they are fully feathered.
     
  4. mysticau

    mysticau New Egg

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    Thankyou for the replies.. I was thinking they could be Wyandottes?
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Your photos are hard to see detail...but if my eyes are correct and their legs are featherless...they are not Marans. While there are leg featherless Marans, their body type doesn't strongly suggest Marans...but it is very early to tell and a lot of breeds look very similar as chicks.

    They are not Wyandottes as they have single combs. Wyandottes have rose combs...and at this stage that looks like a little inverted horseshoe with the luck running down the beak.

    I think they are likely Black Sex Links and a Red or Gold Sex Link. Possibly the black ones could be Australorps.

    Where did you get them?

    LofMc
     
  6. mysticau

    mysticau New Egg

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    My partner got the eggs and we hatched them. We have 16 of them and they are various breeds but not sure which breeds they are all!
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with Lady of McCamley; they are likely Black Sex Link females or Black Australorps (either sex in the case of BAs). However they are really too young to know for sure as there are several breeds whose chicks resemble yours. I would post their pics again in about a month. By then their identities should be much more evident.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with these guesses.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't think that they are Marans.
     

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