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Chick Identification???

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I just received an order of 20 Welsummers from McMurray, and they added these yellow chicks with a dark spot on top of the head (for added warmth).

 

Any guesses as to what they are?

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No, but you can bet they are roos.

Jesus Christ is my pilot.

My husband of 41 years is my best friend and co-pilot.

Enjoying my gardens.  My flock are my garden helpers.

Breeding a winter hearty flock with small combs and colored eggs.

Favorite breeds:  Dominique and EE.  Hatching addict.

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1084432/egg-gender-selection-survey

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1013154/byc-member-interview-laz...

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Jesus Christ is my pilot.

My husband of 41 years is my best friend and co-pilot.

Enjoying my gardens.  My flock are my garden helpers.

Breeding a winter hearty flock with small combs and colored eggs.

Favorite breeds:  Dominique and EE.  Hatching addict.

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1084432/egg-gender-selection-survey

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1013154/byc-member-interview-laz...

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I just received an order of 20 Welsummers from McMurray, and they added these yellow chicks with a dark spot on top of the head (for added warmth).

 

Any guesses as to what they are?

The ones with black on the heads may be Delawares. The ones without black could be Leghorns.

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roos = chicken for dinner :-)  

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I just received an order of 20 Welsummers from McMurray, and they added these yellow chicks with a dark spot on top of the head (for added warmth).

Any guesses as to what they are?
If you post in the What breed or gender is this? Forum there may be able to help you. As for telling a definitive gender, that'll have to wait till they're about 4-5 weeks. Yes, if they were added for extra warmth, the hatchery most likely threw roos in.
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When I don't fit in and I don’t feel like I belong anywhere
When I don’t measure up to much in this life
Oh, I’m a treasure in the arms of Christ (forgiven ~ Sanctus real))
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1081999/chickenlover200s-new-chat-thread/10#post_16651351
Please join my chat thread. AND check out the Weekly Peep it's back! Thanks!
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