Can anyone tell me what breed the brown chicks are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jymdhm, May 16, 2011.

  1. jymdhm

    jymdhm Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told that the brown chicks were Americanas, but looking at the pictures I now question that. I can't figure out how to upload a picture. They are about 2 weeks old and look more like quail than anything.
     
  2. barkbap

    barkbap Out Of The Brooder

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    can't post because you are too new of a member, you have to wait with the rest of us.
     
  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are several breeds that can be brown chipmunky colored as babies. Some things that'll help narrow it down are... Do they have feathered feet? Extra toes? Beard/muffs? Crest? What color legs do they have? What kind of comb do they have? Pea, rose, and single combs are the most common. Pea and rose combs might not look like much more than a small rather triangular shaped flesh spot just above the beak. A single comb looks like a straight serrated line.

    Make a few more posts and then you should be able to post pictures. In the meantime, post the answers to the above questions and we might be able to help you narrow it down.

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