What Breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by freemare, May 23, 2016.

  1. freemare

    freemare Out Of The Brooder

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    So i just picked up 4 little chickens from CAL ranch. They were 50% off and trying to get rid of them. I felt so bad for some of them beacuse they were so many in a pen. Being a first time chicken owner and my own chicks coming in the mail I picked them up. However 2 of them said assorted batmans. So I have no idea what type they could be. Anyone have any ideas?

    Also what is the best way to tell gender?

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The first one is probably a Silver Laced Sebright. The second is a Partridge Cochin. Both are very popular bantam breeds.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    x2 you can post again at 6 weeks to check what gender.
     
  4. freemare

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    I have been watching the little brown one and have seen it kind of push other chicks around with its chest. Is this normal? or could it be a he?
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It's just pecking order related right now. It's something all chicks do, regardless of gender.
     
  6. freemare

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    Do you think it would be ok to put 3 day old chicks in with them? My chick order is coming in in two days and I am not sure if I should set up a new brooder.
     
  7. freemare

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    So I have some more pictures of my chicks. I was able to get a few pics of the ones I dont know if they are roos or hens. I also have to get one more picture of one the chicks who was not wanting me to catch to get a pic. So here are a few..


    Any way roo? or Hen?

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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    And this is why natural lighting is important for breed ID. The silver chicks that I thought were Sebrights, due to what looked like white skin; are actually Wyandottes. You have a pullet and a cockerel. The Partridge Cochin is 100% female.
     
  9. freemare

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    I still have the Sebrights. That's the one that would not let me catch. I will see if I can get a photo of that one.
     
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