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Breed and gender??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bowhunter862, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. bowhunter862

    bowhunter862 Chirping

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    The chick is 4 weeks old today. It was mixed into my CX order. I didn't ask for it so now I have to find it a home in the next 2 weeks because the CX have another engagement and I need the coop empty for the next batch. I would like to be able to tell folks what this bird is so I can give it away. It was yellow with brown stripes on its back at hatch. Now it's beginning to turn tan all over. Help.
     
  2. bowhunter862

    bowhunter862 Chirping

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    Oh. Forgot. It weighs about 12 oz. if that helps.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Hmm. It looks like a very heavy weight breed. Possibly a purebred Cornish (not a Cornish Cross). Are you sure that it isn't a Cornish Cross as well?
     
  4. bowhunter862

    bowhunter862 Chirping

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    Pretty sure it's not a Cornish Cross. It weighs 12 oz, is always walking around, actively forages out in the chicken yard and the rest of my CX eat, sit and weigh over 3 pounds.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sorry, nothing's jumping out at me, just tell folks it's a mystery cockerel. Then tell them they can post more pics on byc when it's a few months old [​IMG]
     

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