We became chick farmers on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011, with a box full of 2 dozen assorted rainbow layers from Meyer Hatchery. After hours of forum threads, pics on facebook, googling and going through Meyer's entire catalog, I think we have the following:
Chick #1 - Appenzeller Spitzhauben (just one of these)
Chick #2 - White cochin (just one of these)
Chick #3 - White crested black polish (3 of these)
Chick #4 - Partridge cochin (2 of these)
Chick #5 - Welsummer (2 of these)
Chick #6 - Partridge rock (3 of these)
Then there are the ones I am stuck between 2 breeds ...
Chick #7 - These could be light brown leghorns, but they have way fluffier butts than any of the pics I am finding, or they could be americaunas, but they don't have tufted cheeks, so I am at a loss (we have several of these)
Chick #8 - We have lots of these little girlies too, and I am not sure. could be black Australorps, Ancona or Exchequer leghorn (we have several of these as well)
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