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Guess breed of mystery chick & extra 5 random chicks from McMurray Hatchery???

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I received my chicks today from McMurray hatchery. I ordered Red Blue Laced Wyandotte, Columbian Wyandotte, Buttercups, and Welsummer. As we know, there is the mystery chick. Well, I received extra 5 chicks in addition to the mystery chick. I know what some of the chicks are, but not sure of the mystery chick and the yellow chicks with the grayish spot on their head. Any ideas??? Today is their 1st day home. No DOAs, all seem to be lively. This is my first time ordering from McMurray.

 

 

1. I'm assuming this is the Red Blue Laced Wyandotte (thanks to google).

 

 

2. Here is a pic of 1 of the 5 extra chicks. Solid yellow, spot on head, clean legs. No clue. Ideas???

 

 

3. I'm assuming this is the Columbian Wyandotte (from googling images).

 

 

4. Mystery chick??? Any ideas???

 

 

5. The top one is the Buttercup, bottom chick is the Welsummer (from googling images). 

 

Thanks in advance for any guesses? Can't wait to see how they turn out!

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Assuming that the spot on the extra's head is actually purple spray, I think you have five male red sex links.
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Yeah...that looks like purple spray to me as well. Sorry. Packing peanut roos, probably RSL.

 

I think you are spot on for the named chicks.

 

As to the mystery chick....possibly a Black or Blue Jersey Giant? (From first photo...not so much so from 2nd photo...leg color isn't quite right and too much gap in black)

 

Not a Light Brahma as no leg feathers. Not a Blue Marans, wrong leg color. Not an Australorp...not tuxedo enough.

 

Hmmmm....best guess right now is Jersey Giant but may be something else my brain is not letting me think of at the moment. 

 

LofMc


Edited by Lady of McCamley - 4/13/16 at 9:35pm
Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Packing peanuts, haha. I saw they stamped on the inside extra for warmth...

Well, looks like we will either sell some roosters or eat them. I enjoy my roosters, but too many is trouble...
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