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Black and white 4 week old chick

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tami411, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. Tami411

    Tami411 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, new member to BYC, but not new to the site, visited it often in the last year and a half. Anyway, baby chicks from cackle hatchery 5 weeks ago, one of them we thought was a JG so my son nicknamed him jersey, turns out he's an exchequer leghorn. But "blue" as he has been dubbed, not sure what he is, think he might be a silver spangled [​IMG][/IMG]Hamburg
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. When he/ she is 6 weeks old you can post photos at "what breed or gender is this." I'm not familiar with that breed. I was thinking along the lines of polish. but, it's just a guess.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! The bird shown is definitely not a silver spangled hamburg (though those are lovely birds) -- as suggested above, if you can capture some good, clear photos and post them in the breed/gender forum we can help you get the little one properly identified.
     
  5. Tami411

    Tami411 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, that one I know is a exchequered leghorn, that was not the picture that I thought I posted.
     
  6. Tami411

    Tami411 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is"blue"[​IMG]
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The first pic you posted was of a Polish, not a Leghorn. Can you post a pic of 'Blue' without him being held. And we need to see that comb more clearly.
     
  8. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    This bird is not an exchequer.
     
  9. Tami411

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    it looks exactly like the pics that I have seen of them
     
  10. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Birds csn have similar color/pattern, but there are many characteristics that go into breed ID. This bird has a crest and pink legs, an exchequer would have no crest and yellow legs.
     

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