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Can someone tell me what breed this is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fishdontbiteit, May 22, 2016.

  1. fishdontbiteit

    fishdontbiteit New Egg

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    I got an order of chicks from McMurray and I can't figure out what my free rare bird is. When they arrived the chicks all looked alike. But then this one started to produce a dark brown band on its wings. Thank You!!!




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  2. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Chillin' With My Peeps

    Its very pretty! I'm more better at the more common breeds but I'm sure that someone else would be happy to help!
     
  3. fishdontbiteit

    fishdontbiteit New Egg

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    It is a pretty chick, thank you. Here is an updated pic that is 2 days newer. Hope that helps all you geniuses out with that it might be and any help will be appreciated. Thanks!!!

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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Hmm, you may have to wait until it feathers put more. What type of comb does it have? Or is it to small to tell yet?
     
  5. fishdontbiteit

    fishdontbiteit New Egg

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    Its pretty small, chick is about 12 days old right now. I can post more photos weekly as it grows. It sure gets to me when I don't know what I got here.
     
  6. ADuckOnQuack

    ADuckOnQuack Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure on what breed it is but at the moment it looks like a pullet but still too young to be sure
     
  7. fishdontbiteit

    fishdontbiteit New Egg

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    Here are some pictures that are a week later. We still have no idea what kind of bird we got.

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  8. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Chillin' With My Peeps

    Kind of reminds me of a Cuckoo Maren...
     
  9. fishdontbiteit

    fishdontbiteit New Egg

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    You could be onto something. It could be a Maran of some type. At this age wouldn't a Cuckoo Maran have white and black checker pattern by now? I found some photos of some Black Copper Marans that look very much like what this is. But if this is a Black Copper Maran then that would raise more questions then it answers because according to McMurray Hatchery they don't carry that breed. Any thoughts?
     

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