What breed are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blubaught, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. blubaught

    blubaught Just Hatched

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    My husband couldn't help himself when he saw these baby chicks at Tractor Supply (of course my 4 year old son was a big influence). He has no idea what the breed is. Please help!
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  2. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kinda hard to tell every TSC gets different types of birds in their shipments. I would call and ask them :) going by what my TSC had in stock I would say the black ones may be black star sex links. The white may be white Leghorns. Good luck!
     
  3. blubaught

    blubaught Just Hatched

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    I called Tractor Supply this morning, she thinks they are meat chickens not layer. I sure hope she's wrong. She also thought the black ones were Dominiques but they don't have any other color but black. The other ones are yellow.
     
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  4. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well if they are Dominiques good thing is they are labeled as dual purpose birds from many hatcheries! It is kinda odd I think for a Dom. Chicks to be all black but I could be wrong?!
     
  5. blubaught

    blubaught Just Hatched

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    Yeah I'm pretty certain they aren't Dominiques. I wish they were!
     
  6. blubaught

    blubaught Just Hatched

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    My husband just found this picture (I zoomed in on the sign). This is what was there when he bought the chicks.
     
  7. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well at least it say Egg production! Lol I found this which is a mix of RIR like the sign in the pic says so these coukd be it?!

    http://poultrypaddock.com/black-rock-hens/
     
  8. weasel killer

    weasel killer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are Rhode Island reds you will be very happy with their eggs they lay a large brown egg. The taste is awesome.
     
  9. blubaught

    blubaught Just Hatched

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    Those are pretty! I just want my chickens to be pretty lol! He wants them to be good layers. I wanted him to get me two of each breed so I could see them all! So far I have those in the picture. We got Araucanas and Barred Rock. Now I want Silkies and Wyandottes!
     
  10. blubaught

    blubaught Just Hatched

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    We currently have two Rhode Island Reds, one Buff and one Araucana that lay. The Rhode Island Reds are due to be retired. [​IMG]
     

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