Anybody know what this is??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tinkerbell265, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. tinkerbell265

    tinkerbell265 Out Of The Brooder

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    The chick in the middle of this picture has got me baffled... I got her from Rural King and the bin she was in said "Ameraucana." I'm just not so sure? When I pick her up, she's very thick and meaty and it's not anything like any of my other egg layers. I can try to get you a better picture if you need it but I'm at a loss here...

    Does this look like an Ameraucana?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Looks as if it may be a Cornish cross meat bird.
     
  3. tinkerbell265

    tinkerbell265 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I was worried about... Thanks!
     
  4. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree on the Cornish cross
     
  5. tinkerbell265

    tinkerbell265 Out Of The Brooder

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    Dang! What am I supposed to do with that... I've never harvested a chicken before. She wont lay, right?
     
  6. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If that is a Cornish cross it probably won't lay. But I'd definitely wait it out to make sure we are correct.
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Type 'Cornish rock cross lay eggs' in the search bar at the top of the page. Some folks have success in maintaining them for laying, but eventually their genetics catches up to them.
     
  8. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I mean I'm sure it'd lay but it would not be efficient at all.
     

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