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Can someone tell me what breed this is?

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I got an order of chicks from McMurray and I can't figure out what my free rare bird is.  When they arrived the chicks all looked alike.  But then this one started to produce a dark brown band on its wings.  Thank You!!!

 

 

 

 


Edited by fishdontbiteit - 5/22/16 at 4:56pm
post #2 of 9

Its very pretty! I'm more better at the more common breeds but I'm sure that someone else would be happy to help!

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Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

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post #3 of 9
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It is a pretty chick, thank you.  Here is an updated pic that is 2 days newer.  Hope that helps all you geniuses out with that it might be and any help will be appreciated.  Thanks!!!

 


Edited by fishdontbiteit - 5/23/16 at 9:47am
post #4 of 9

Hmm, you may have to wait until it feathers put more. What type of comb does it have? Or is it to small to tell yet?

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post #5 of 9
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Its pretty small, chick is about 12 days old right now.  I can post more photos weekly as it grows. It sure gets to me when I don't know what I got here.

post #6 of 9
I'm not sure on what breed it is but at the moment it looks like a pullet but still too young to be sure
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Here are some pictures that are a week later.  We still have no idea what kind of bird we got.

 

 

 

 

post #8 of 9

Kind of reminds me of a Cuckoo Maren...

Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

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Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

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You could be onto something.  It could be a Maran of some type.  At this age wouldn't a Cuckoo Maran have white and black checker pattern by now?  I found some photos of some Black Copper Marans that look very much like what this is.  But if this is a Black Copper Maran then that would raise more questions then it answers because according to McMurray Hatchery they don't carry that breed.  Any thoughts?

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