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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickgirlz, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. chickgirlz

    chickgirlz Hatching

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] This chicken is 4 weeks old. It's father is a mostly white Auracana. I'm pretty sure the mom is a barred rock.
     

  2. DirtCreature

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    hen... would be my guess. but how old?
     
  3. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    female
     
  4. chickgirlz

    chickgirlz Hatching

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    Woo hoo! We are really hoping for hens so that we can keep them (we are inside city limits). Fingers crossed.
     
  5. DirtCreature

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    sorry didnt see it say 4 weeks... hen
     
  6. JodyJo

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    pullet....
     
  7. ke5hde

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    Pullet. Just like our 5 looked
     

  8. farmerChef

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    It might be a roo. I think you might have a sexlink in you hand. If you breed a barred hen to almost any color rooster, you make sexlink chicks. Barred roosters and non-barred hens(color varying on what color roo you use) I know you can't use white leghorns to make sexlinks because of the dominate white gene 99% of them carry, IDK about Araucanas.
     
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