Any ideas on the breeds of these very unusual chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bemba, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are not my chicks, just wanting to find out what they are, thanks in advance.
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I've never seen any chicks colored like either of these, and I've scanned through bunches of chick breed photos and can't find anything like them. I hope someone here can identify them. If so, I will learn something new (even after 50 years of raising chickens). You can teach on old dog new tricks. :eek:)
     
  3. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I haven't seen anything like them either! The chicks in the second picture are absolutely adorable though!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Where did the pics come from? What other information could you give us that could help narrow things down?
     
  6. Wishapup

    Wishapup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like chicks, but is it possible they could be guineas?
     
  7. Wishapup

    Wishapup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A guinea website shows a picture of a violet guinea keet that looks like the ones in the latter picture...

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  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You know, that very thought crossed my mind when I was looking at them but they didn't look like the typical keets you see for sale and I didn't know enough about Guineas to know whether or not any of the rarer keets looked like these. But those on the bottom sure look like your picture of a Violet Guinea keet. I wonder if the top chicks are actually some kind of Guinea keet as well?
     
  9. Wishapup

    Wishapup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, maybe. If you look to the right in the bottom picture, you can see heads that look more like typical guineas. Still, could be wrong on all of this.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They sure are adorable! I'm not sure quite what "they" are, though.
     

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