What kind of chick is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by laxrick, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. laxrick

    laxrick Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 30, 2008
    Princess Anne, MD

    There were 6 of these chicks included in my order from Ideal Poultry for warmth in my silkie order but I have no clue what they are (and they can't tell me)

    They are larger than my silkies, are black, and have white on their bellies and heads. Unlike my silkies, they do not have feathered feet. Any ideas?
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    Could be a Barred Rock. And 90%+ of the packing peanuts will be roosters.

  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    looks like a Barred Rock to me.
  4. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Looks like a Barred Rock and like stated above most packing peanuts are Roosters.
  5. RobotChicken

    RobotChicken Chicken TV Addict

    Oct 16, 2008
    Colorado Baby!
    Looks like a barred rock to me.

    As you can see the one on the left here looks like yours:

    And this is what she grew into:
  6. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    You could be lucky....and have gotten Black Sex-links....LOL

    The males have the spots...the females don't. Have fun! [​IMG]

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