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Breed Identification please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OrpingtonBrahma, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. OrpingtonBrahma

    OrpingtonBrahma Just Hatched

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    So these are a couple of 5 week old chicks that I got that I do not know the breed of. I have some thoughts on what the breeds could possibly be because of where we got the chicks from

    I think this could be a White Leghorn, a Frost White Legbar, or a White Rock. She was very calm though when we took the pictures of her.
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    Here is the second girl. I really have no major clue as when I asked my mother what she thought it was all she said was that she thought that it was a barnevelder. The thing is though we noticed that the pictures of the breed show a double lace. This has a single lace. She was not a happy camper when we took her photos, but she was also the first one to took photos of too.
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    Any Ideas. This is the hatchey link. These came from the rare assortment: https://www.meyerhatchery.com/
     
  2. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    2 is a gold laced Wyandotte
     
  3. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    1 is a leghorn or rock. What color are her legs
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The first might be a White Orpington. The second is definitely a Gold Laced Wyandotte.
     
  5. OrpingtonBrahma

    OrpingtonBrahma Just Hatched

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    I looked at the hatchery again. These are the only pure white breeds they have

    White Rock
    White Leghorn
    Frost White Legbar
    White Maran

    If this helps with the shank color for Identifcation. @minihorse927
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  6. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    It is either white legbar or white orpington. It does not seem hefty enough for a orpington but it could be just that chick. I would bet on legbar if they offer it.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think the white chick is a Rock.

    Legbars are crested, and they're light bodied, more like a Leghorn. this chick looks to have some heft and fluff to her.

    Marans should have feathered legs and white skin. I can't get the Meyer website to load, so they may have clean legged Marans, but the white skin is not optional.
     
  8. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    legbar do come in both crested and uncrested
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Meyers specifies theirs are crested, that's what I'm going off.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    white rock
     

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