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BRAND NEW CHICKS! Can you help identify these Bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by willow5038, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. willow5038

    willow5038 Just Hatched

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    Hello! My family and I just bought six bantam chicks, but do not know the type of chickens they are. They are very young (probably only a few days, if that), but it would be nice to know what to identify them as. We bought 5 of them them thinking they were white bearded silkies, but made a huge mistake and didn't realize until we had brought them home that they didn't have black skin (opps)! The other (#6 below) we know isn't the same type of bantam, but we can't figure out what she is either. We are now left clueless to what they may be. Any information would be helpful! Thank you!


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    Chick #2
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  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Probably Cochins, all of them just different colors
     
  3. willow5038

    willow5038 Just Hatched

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    I thought about that, but our chicks have very "puffy" heads, like they're almost bearded. From what i've seen on cochin chicks, they don't have that. But I suspect that you're right for #6, mostly because she doesn't have the extra fuzz on her face.
     
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe a porcelain Belgian bearded d'uccle though I'm not sure
     
  5. willow5038

    willow5038 Just Hatched

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    Those do look quite a bit like my birds, but mine aren't tinted blue. I will definitely keep that breed in mind! Thanks for your suggestion!
     
  6. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's be near to see what they turn out to be!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    much too young
     
  8. willow5038

    willow5038 Just Hatched

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    Too young to identify the type of bird?? That seems a bit silly...
     
  9. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Many breeds look very similar as chicks, and it's difficult to tell
     

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