Whose in my flock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thorper1, May 30, 2011.

  1. thorper1

    thorper1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay so I need help identifying my flock. Breed and sex.

    1. I have two black birds that I call the twins because I cannot tell them apart (approximately 10 weeks old). I have no idea what breed they are. Sometimes I wonder if they are chickens. Anyone have any ideas? Are these hens?
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    2. I have a beautiful and sweet red or brown bird approximately 10 weeks old. Breed and sex?
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    3. I have what I think are four barred rocks. Can anyone shed light on the sex? The first one is about 10 weeks old.
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    The other three are probably only 6 weeks old. There are two that are darker with fairly red combs. One of the darker ones also has tail feathers that curl under. I have also included a close up of the lighter one.
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  2. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The red one and the lighter barred one are definitely boys. No idea on breeds, though. I think the rest are pullets.[​IMG]
     
  3. thorper1

    thorper1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I thought I read that the lighter barred rocks were usually boys, but the darker ones I have seem to have more developed combs that are also more red. Thanks for your help.
     
  4. debducttape

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    Disclaimer- I am not an expert.

    #1, I am not sure. I haven't got anything like this. Australourp? Probably girls
    #2, Rooster, probably production red.
    #3 Girl
    #4 ditto on previous poster
     

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