Can a chicken have spots?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Arztwolf, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Buff Orp, Biscuit, hatched five eggs in the beginning of July (I was on vacation and a family member and found them). She stole four eggs from my late Turkens and only hatched one of her own. [​IMG] I've named the four, Beep, Cheep, Meep and Peep, the other chick is named Goldie. I think at last two are cockerels (bigger and one has the beginnings of a comb).

    Beep appears to have spots. Is this just an awkward chick stage thing, or his true color? He/she's the brown on in front. Sorry for the quality. I can't get a good enough picture of his markings, but they look more rounded in real life.
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  2. Cyan Night

    Cyan Night Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens can have spots, usually it's a young chick thing, but others may keep their spots. My EEs looked like that then had more of a solid coloring after a few juvenile molts.
     

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