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What breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by weslammey, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. weslammey

    weslammey Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I was told either golden comet or buff orpington when I bought them. Can anyone tell? And how? They all have that spot behind their eye.
     
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  2. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd guess hatchery New Hampshire cockerel.

    I believe Golden Buffs are sex links--so a cockerel would be white instead of red.

    Too red with yellow legs to be Buff Orpington.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Production Red, cockerel.
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    I agree.
     
  5. weslammey

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    [​IMG] I see a difference in color of these two. And the one in the back comb is bigger. What do you think about these two. Is it two cockerels? The one in the front is the one in the other picture.
     
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  6. BantamLover21

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    Both look like Production Red cockerels.
     
  7. Michael OShay

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    I agree. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  8. weslammey

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    1 more quick question. This is my first time with chicks. I live near Atlanta,ga. The temps right now are highs in the upper 70's to 80 and lows in the mid 40's. I just moved these chicks to a little coop / run out of the garage. They are 7-8 weeks old. Do they still need a heat lamp at night? Since they are fully feathered.
     
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  9. Michael OShay

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    No, they should be fine without a heat lamp at those temperatures.
     
  10. weslammey

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    Thank you
     

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