Any Wyandotte experts

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by geordiechick, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. geordiechick

    geordiechick Out Of The Brooder

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    I think this is a 2 week old Roo. We hatched him from a batch of mixed Wyandotte eggs and are unsure which colour he is. Original idea was black as he looked completely black as fluff but although dark is feathers are less black than SLW so slightly greyish and he has white in his feathers.

    What is he ? :)

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  2. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    It doesn't look like a Wyandotte but more like a Barred rock due to that white head spot. Do you have any more pics?
     
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    geordiechick Out Of The Brooder

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    Here, a another pic of him... The 6 eggs were definately supposed to be a selection of their wyandottes. The only other chooks they have are various Marans :). But I have looked all over online a pics of Wyandotte chicks and not found any like him... Thus my confusion
     
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  4. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    DO they possibly have cuckoo Marans? Your chick looks to be a Wyandotte X cuckoo Marans.
     
  5. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    It could possibly be a Barred Wyandotte if they raise that variety. But the green legs suggest a mix.
     
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  6. geordiechick

    geordiechick Out Of The Brooder

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    The Marans they have are copper blue/ black, copper splash and silver blue /black.... They do have barred wyandottes too tho

    I,ll be quite disappointed if he turns out to be a cross as these eggs weren't,t the cheapest and supposed to be from breeders with show quality stock with seperated pens lol.....I love him either way but would be nice to know what the little guy is lol
     
  7. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    It could be a pure Barred Wyandotte. But the legs being tinged could mean a)poor quality or b)mixed

    I hope others chime in to give you some more input.
     
  8. geordiechick

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    Thanks for your perspective anyway :) I suppose it may be more obvious as he feather out more too
     
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    Update definately think it is barred Wyandotte now more feathered

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  10. chicken pickin

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    I agree it looks like a Barred Wyandotte
     

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