Anyone wanna play "name that chick"?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Javabarnes, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Javabarnes

    Javabarnes Out Of The Brooder

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    We got 6 chicks from a local feed store. 3 are buff orpingtons which so far we love, they are so friendly and will eat out of your hand. But the other 3 we got we have no clue what they are. They are much more skiddish and hard to catch when it's time to bring them in for the night. Anyone want to take a guess at what they are? I don't know how old they are....we were guessing 6-8 weeks.




    This was a week ago when we got them....[​IMG]
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    And this was today....Sorry the pics are through the chicken wire


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  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like gold Lakenvelders.
     
  3. Javabarnes

    Javabarnes Out Of The Brooder

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    uh-oh. Everything I have read about them makes them not sound like good birds. Now I wish we would have gotten all orpingons. These are out first ever chickens, so learning experience anyway.
     
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lakenvelders are pretty birds that are decent layers of white eggs but are fairly flighty.
     
  5. raising the roost

    raising the roost Out Of The Brooder

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    Gold lakenvelder hens have beautiful coloration, our month old chick was a whim purchase. They are prone to flightiness, but that can be tempered with wing clipping.
     
  6. Madhen80

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    Huh. They look exactly like my banties that I got from TSC that I had no idea what they were. Everyone's best guess was Mille Fluer d'uccle's but I started to second guess that when the black feathers around the neck came in. Interesting.
     

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