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3 week chicks, what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MegMTL, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. MegMTL

    MegMTL Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 19, 2014
    We just picked up these guys. They're supossed to be pure Chanteclers but I'm dissapointed to see the rooster and one hen appears to have grey feathers mixed in :( we were hoping to contribute to the conservation of this breed! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2014
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I don't think any of the chicks are purebred Chanteclers. Not only do they have some black feathers, but all of them appear to have single combs. Chanteclers should have small cushion combs.

    They may be another white breed, like the White Rock, or a mix.
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Not Chanteclers. Chanteclers should have a cushion comb, whereas these have single combs. They are likely White Rock mixes.

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