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1 week old chick breed??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MorganAH, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. MorganAH

    MorganAH In the Brooder

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    Anyone have any idea what kinda chick this is? I asked for a Welsummer & Light Brahma and got this one instead of the Brahma. I'm thinking Americauna?? She is about a week old, and is tiny.
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  2. RileyCalanchini

    RileyCalanchini Chirping

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    It looks like an Americauna. My Americauna chick's looked like that!
     
  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Songster

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    It could be an easter egger, but its really too early to tell
     
  4. RileyCalanchini

    RileyCalanchini Chirping

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    I agree with that too. It is a little to early!
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing

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    A number of breeds have chipmunk chicks.

    Not likely an EE as yellow legs and no beard or muff.

    It could very well be Welsummer, as that breed has a chipmunk chick, about that coloring, but may be male as the head marking is very diffuse, although the eyeliner is crisp.

    Not sure how tiny you mean...it could possibly be bantam or a game.

    Wait and watch. If it continues to get partridge coloring on wings/back with a salmon chest, you've got a Welsummer girl most likely. If black chest comes in, you've got male Welsummer.

    Show pictures as it feathers.

    You can see Welsummers here: http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Wels/BRKWelsummers.html

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  6. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    There are many breeds with chipmunk patterned chicks. Is it a bantam or LF? What kind of comb? What color legs? (Lady of McCamley sees yellow, but they look white on my screen.) That may help narrow down some of the options. EEs, Welsummers, speckled Sussex, brown Leghorns, certain varieties of Rocks, Wyandottes, Phoenix and old English games can all come in that pattern.
     
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  7. MorganAH

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    Thanks for all the responses! Looks like she has a single comb with light yellow legs. I'm not sure if she's bantam or LF. I'm putting a picture of her with the Welsummer (should be a Welsummer) who are both supposed to be the same age. The one I'm asking about is on the right. And feel free to let me know if my Welsummer is not a Welsummer, lol.
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  8. MorganAH

    MorganAH In the Brooder

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    I just called the place I got her from and they think she may be a Brown Leghorn... I know nothing about them so I'll have to look them up.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    She could definitely be a Light Brown Leghorn. You'll know better when she feathers in more.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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