6 week chicks..

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by heatherledet, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think these could be blue ameraucana?[​IMG]
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    No because of the yellow legs, Americana have slate colored legs.
     
  3. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea?
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Sorry I haven't a clue, most blue breeds have slate legs, where did you get them and were you told anything about them? Some others might be more familiar with them.
     
  5. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    Wondering if they are bantam. Looking at wing carriage kind of looks like they are bantam.
    Have you looked up Blue Andalusian?
     
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  6. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can their feet still be changing colors at this age?
     
  7. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    The feet color does change a bit as they grow, they will darken. They do have an unique stance to them, are they standard or bantam?
     
  8. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Supposed to be standard
     
  9. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    Thinking Blue Andalusian if they are standard. My gal has large wings and as a chick she did carry them lowish.

    Perhaps not what you were looking to add to your flock but I do adore my ole gal. She still lays 4 to 6 eggs a week at 5 years old. Skittish but pretty and good forager too. It is a breed I could recommend.

    Keep us posted for sure as I could be wrong on the breed and am always interested in what they end up being.
     
  10. heatherledet

    heatherledet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well actually if they are I would be more than happy. :)
     

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