What breed???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1mama32, May 24, 2017.

  1. 1mama32

    1mama32 Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]can anybody tell me what kind of birds these are? They are 2 weeks old tomorrow. 20170523_232558.jpg 20170523_232338.jpg
     
  2. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Not sure about the red one, but the black one looks like a Jersey Giant.
     
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  3. Devw

    Devw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black one is either a jersey giant, a black star, or possibly black australorp. When the chick was younger did it have white spots on its head/or white underside? If there's white spots on the head it's probably a black star. If white underside probably australorp (or another large fowl black.) If solid black, probably a Jersey.

    The red one looks like something that has partridge lacing. Normally I'd say that it's a low quality buckeye chick, but it has a single comb (buckeyes have pea combs.) Could even be a low quality rhode island red (though haven't seen them as chicks.)
    Perhaps a variation of the red star?

    It is a bit early to really tell. I recommend reposting once they have all their feathers.
     
  4. 1mama32

    1mama32 Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much for all this great info! This is our first time hatching chicks and we got a variety of different eggs so we have no clue what they could be. The black one had white on the tips of its wings and has a whitish belly.
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2017
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    at this age you are just getting wild guesses, wait till they are 6-8 weeks old and put up new photos. By then some genders clues will be obvious.
     
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  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Do you now for sure if the eggs you got were mixes or pure bred?
     
  7. 1mama32

    1mama32 Just Hatched

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    Not sure, i got them off a craigslist post
     

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