Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kaylafaith8, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. kaylafaith8

    kaylafaith8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone help me attempt to figure out what this chick is? I got it at TSC and it was the last one of I a breed (was stuffed in with Sex Links)
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    ^ it's the chick under the black chick
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Pretty young to be sure, I would guess Speckled Sussex.
     
  3. kaylafaith8

    kaylafaith8 Out Of The Brooder

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    @QueenMisha thanks for the reply! It's very fluffy so maybe an Easter Egger or EE bantam? The store also had bantams and EE before I came (they were out), so maybe it could be one of those? I would hope it's a speckled Sussex since I do it own any and it would be a change for my flock [​IMG]
     
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    I doubt EE - legs are nice and yellow, no sign of green/slate, and I can't see it well but I'm thinking it has a single comb. My mind also said maybe some form of Production Red, but I'm seeing too much pattern for that to be right.
     
  5. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am pretty sure that this chick is a Rhode Island Red. Tractor Supply is known for selling this breed, and other 'production' breeds like this that are great at producing eggs or meat. I have never seen Sussex sold there. As QueenMisha said, the legs are very yellow and Rhode Island Reds have very yellow legs, while Sussex have pinkish-white colored legs, and if it was a Sussex I think that it should have had some white and black on the wing feathers, but you never know. We have a Speckled Sussex pullet named Edith. I am also pretty sure that Production Red chicks should be lighter in color, though I could be wrong on that. I hope you have good luck with this little cutie.
     
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  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Sussex chicks can have quite yellow legs - they usually lighten up to pink as they mature.
     
  7. masterhatcher

    masterhatcher Just Hatched

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    Does anyone know what breed this rooster is?
     
  8. masterhatcher

    masterhatcher Just Hatched

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  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Mixed breed, possibly with Wyandotte influence.
     
  10. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe post another picture again in a few weeks when the feather pattern comes in more and I will have a better guess on Red/Sussex/?
     

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