what kind of chick is this?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CrazyChickieMama, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what kind of chicks did they send me as packing peanuts? the yellows are GSL females, but I don't know what the black ones are!!! HELP!!!!
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  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Possibly GSL males?
     
  3. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    black chicks shipped as males for warmth (aka.. packing peanuts) are usually sexlinks. and black. that would make them Black sexlinks
     
  4. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel so stupid....[​IMG] I should have known....sheesh...I wonder if anyone wants 7 roosters? j/k I'm keeping all my babies!!!
     
  5. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or barred rocks, thats what they sent me for packing peanuts. They looked exactly like the ones you have there
     
  6. CTChickenMom

    CTChickenMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Australorps are big and black as well...all those Australorp roos?.....pretty [​IMG]
     
  7. HorseFeathers

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    Quote:No this is what an aussie looks like

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    Could be BRs I suppose but I'm leaning towards GSL. Black sex links maybe, but the whole point of the breed is for the different genders to be dfferent colors so...
     
  8. DTchickens

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    Quote:True. barred rocks can be sexed by color at birth too cant they?
     
  9. HorseFeathers

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    Quote:True. barred rocks can be sexed by color at birth too cant they?

    It is said that the head spots on males are different but it is very hard to tell.
     
  10. DTchickens

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    Quote:No this is what an aussie looks like

    http://www.sailzora.com/olympiachick

    Could be BRs I suppose but I'm leaning towards GSL. Black sex links maybe, but the whole point of the breed is for the different genders to be dfferent colors so...

    GSl's are gold. just like the ones above. just different shades etc.
     

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