Any guesses??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nessmuk53, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. Nessmuk53

    Nessmuk53 Out Of The Brooder

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    This was our mystery chick with our last order. They are about 7 weeks old now and this one is a bit behind the others in size. Any ideas what it is. We seem to have gotten lucky and it would appear to be a pullet. I apologize for the photos. I have tremors and a clear photo is a rarity for me :)[​IMG]
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    what kind of comb?
     
  3. Nessmuk53

    Nessmuk53 Out Of The Brooder

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    Straight, single comb.
     
  4. Nessmuk53

    Nessmuk53 Out Of The Brooder

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    If that is what it is called. I am blanking. It is not a pea or rose comb. Just a traditional RIR type.
     
  5. Melinda35

    Melinda35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When it hatched was it black with a white dot on its head? If so then I would think barred rock. At least that is what it looks like to me but I am no expert by any means.
     
  6. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Nessmuk53

    Nessmuk53 Out Of The Brooder

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    It didn't have the white spot, no. We have plenty of Barred Rocks and this one doesn't look like any of them did. Its confirmation is a bit different too. Almost lanky, if you can describe a chicken that way :)
     
  8. Nessmuk53

    Nessmuk53 Out Of The Brooder

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    Could it be a Cuckoo Maran??? They have a resemblance to Barred Rocks.
     
  9. Melinda35

    Melinda35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never had any Cuckoo Marans but looked them up and it sure does look like what you have. According to Ideal's website the chick would have been mostly black with a little white here and there. Does that sound like what it looked like as a chick?
     
  10. Nessmuk53

    Nessmuk53 Out Of The Brooder

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    It does. It was pretty non-descript grey and white. I have just read that you can get some CM's with barred rock in their lines when you get them from the big hatcheries.
     

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