Any One Know What Breed This Is

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by stephanie1992, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I ordered some chicks from a hatchery online, all pure breed, and i ordered rare breeds so they dont tell me what breed it is. Can anyone identify it? Im guessing its a rooster, hes about 3 months old. I can post a better pic if this isnt clear enough. He has very little tail, tail feathers growing spiral like..
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2010
    Forest Grove, OR
    [​IMG]. Sorry I don't know what breed your bird is.
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  3. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2011
    You ordered rare breeds, but they don't tell you type? Strange... seems if they're rare & continuation of breed is a priority, they'd certainly let you know what type you got! Anyway, can you tell us anything more? Standard versus bantam? Country of origin? Clearer pic might help, but does "he" have red ear lobes? Being a juvenile... he looks a bit like a game type! [​IMG]
  4. clatsopduck

    clatsopduck Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 13, 2011
    at my computer
    I know that McMurray don't always tell you what breeds you're getting when you buy their super deals and whatnot.

    I'm thinking this bird looks a bit like a modern game - from the thin shape and very upright stance. Having just looked at one of my books, if it IS a modern game, then it looks more like a pullet - the comb isn't developed enough for me to be sure of it being a cockerel...
    But spiral feathering doesn't sound too good in any case... unless it's a phoenix, but in that case, I would expect a much more horizontal carriage - though it's young, so plenty of time to develop a horizontal tail...

    I hope someone else has a good idea.
  5. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Im pretty sure its not a bantam because i also ordered a jersey giant with it and its already bigger than the jersey giant, legs of chick are a blueish black color, red comb and wattles, the hatcery lets u know what the other breed besides rare breeds are, but the rare breed collection has a list of what u might get, soo they dnt tell you what it is for sure. i orderd from im hoping its a pullet but by its size and development of its comb im starting to think its a cockrel. Do phoenix have slow growing tails? all the other chick i ordered with it all have tail featehrs, except this one. Ill post a clearer pic today. Thanks for all your help!
  6. beaks&paws

    beaks&paws Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 23, 2011
  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2010
    Missouri Ozarks
    Which hatchery did you order from? (to narrow down the possible breeds)
  8. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    The tailfeathers have been picked at, which is why they're growing in funky. He should have a half grown tail by now.
  9. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oredered from My Pet Chicken. An online Hatchery i guess you could call it. Never ordered from them before. Thought id give it a try. I dnt think i got half the chicks i orderd because there differnt breeds than what i ordered. The only one that came that i know i ordered was the jersey giant. I wrote My pet chicken and sent them pictures of this chicken and they cant tell me the breed. they said its from my rare breed order. but they dnt know the breed. heres a pic of when it was younger. Going to take more pics today. will post when taken. and i dont think the tail was picked a. it was by itself till about a week ago.Unless he has a defect.

  10. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    This is what it says on the web sight my pet chicken. Under Assorted Rare Breeds. I dnt know if its any of these breeds

    Do you want a chance to receive rare and unusual standard (large fowl) breeds amongst your chickens, breeds that can provide you with eggs in a rainbow of colors--but you want them ASAP? Can't decide which breeds you want? Or is it that you just happen to love surprises? Whichever your reason, this assortment is a wonderful solution. Order five or more and you'll get at least three different large fowl breeds from the following list:


    •Easter Egger

    •Naked Neck

    •Black Sumatra

    •Appenzeller Spitzhauben

    •Sicilian Buttercup

    •Salmon Faverolles

    •Golden Campine

    •Buff Chantecler

    •Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

    •Buff Brahma

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