Breed and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by throwaway123, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. throwaway123

    throwaway123 New Egg

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    Hello what breed and gender is this chick?

    - It is about 5 weeks old.
    - Legs are turning a blueish and black colour
    - It has what looks like black sprinkles on its feathers (hard to see in picture)
    - Quiet, eats everything

    THANKS

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  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rather early to be positive, but I'd say rooster. No idea of breed.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Where did you get it from? I'm thinking Easter Egger or barnyard mix, cockerel.
     
  4. throwaway123

    throwaway123 New Egg

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    I got it from a bird shop, the owner breeds his own chickens. He doesn't know the breed name but he did mention it was birthed by a "chicken with black neck feathers".
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If it were to be a purebred anything, my guess would be splash Ameraucana cockerel. But from your description of the source, I'm thinking mixed breed cockerel is more appropriate.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Mixed breed cockerel.
     
  8. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree with everyone above, for Cockerel & possible Easter Egger or Ameraucana mix with something else? Will be interesting to see if his feathering colors remain white with touch of black.
     

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