What do I have here?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Trevor T, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. Trevor T

    Trevor T Just Hatched

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    The red one appears to be a Rhode Island Red but I'm wondering hen or rooster? The little one is a hen but I am unsure of the breed. Any help is greatly appreciated. These are my first two chickens. Thanks.

    Sorry for the picture quality, I'll get better ones if I need to.
     
  2. DeepDishChix

    DeepDishChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little one looks like an Easter Egger. Im not sure about the RIR, I can't tell from the picture. Good luck!
     
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  3. TheGonzo

    TheGonzo Out Of The Brooder

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    My fist thought on the little one was Marans. The black copper kind, but it's hard to tell from the picture. It looks like it has a little more brown in its breast feathers than usual, so it might be mixed with something else
     
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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The picture is somewhat blurry so it's hard to be certain, but I'm thinking the bird on the left is a Black Sex Link (she's definitely a pullet) and the bird on the right is a Production Red cockerel.
     
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  5. Trevor T

    Trevor T Just Hatched

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    I'm scared to internet search "black sex link" so I'll take your word for it. I think you are right about that Roo that I was hoping was a hen. Thanks for the answer. Good to know what I have.
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Here's a few photos of Black Sex Link hens so you can see the resemblance to your pullet. Black Sex Links are also marketed by some hatcheries under the label Black Star.
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Michael
     

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