Any help on our unknown chick at 2 1/2 wks now *Pics Updated* 11/03/10

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kat's Silly Chickens, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We still have no clue what breed it is.
    Here are new pics at 2 1/2 weeks of age.
    Please any ideas will help.

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    Thank you for any help,

    We named her Goldie, her wings are turning a golden color.
    New Pics Unknown Goldie
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    Anyone want to take a guess?
     
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2010
  2. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's either a New Hampshire red or Rhode Island red.
     
  3. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I can only wonder how if it is a New Hamp Red, (Rhode Island Reds are darker as chicks) it could have been mistaken for a Red Silkie.
    We ordered Silkies and a Sultan.
    I am SO disappointed [​IMG] in Ideal Poultry that they can make such a mistake. [​IMG]
    Thank you for the hint.
    Let's see if there are any other breed suggestions.
     
  4. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to include that it is most likely a Bantam, it's even smaller than the 2 Silkies and Bantam Sultan. We ordered all Bantams so maybe that will help.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    It's neither of the so far listed birds.

    It looks like a Wheaten colored cockerel, possibly an Old English Game Bantam.
     
  6. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you all so far.
    I'm gonna keep posting new pics each week til it is positively able to be identify.
    Do you really think it's a cockerel, you can tell at this young an age?
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If it really is wheaten, so far yes. Wheaten cockerels at a young age will develop a lot of black on their feathers, then completely feather out as solid black and red birds. The females will feather out a pale brown and creamy white color.

    Course, this chick may just be a production red or cross or something. . . We'll see as it matures. [​IMG]
     
  8. kathi's sultan

    kathi's sultan Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm going to bump this up for you. Maybe someone can help..
     
  9. chicken wild

    chicken wild Chillin' With My Peeps

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