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Chick Breed Guessing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cmchickens, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. cmchickens

    cmchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These chicks are from a Cackle hatchery surprise. Any guesses about breed would be awesome! Thanks for your help.



    This one has puffy cheeks, which makes me think Easter Egger. Except I have two of these and they look exactly the same. Yellow baby down, a bit of reddish tint. White wing feathers with a light rusty bit on them.
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    Again, I usually assume Easter Egger when I see chipmunk type birds, but I know there are many different breeds that look chipmunky.
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    I have a couple of these. They are tiny (bantam?) They have rows of black dots on their backs and white and black feathers coming in. They refuse to sit still for half a second. I kind of think these are silver spangled Hamburgs, but they are just so tiny!
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I think the ones with the puffy cheeks are EEs.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.

    The birds in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th photo are Silver Laced Wyandottes. The tiny birds are probably Silver Sebrights, but could be Silver Spangled Hamburgs (as that is a small large fowl breed).
     
  4. cmchickens

    cmchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Excellent, thank you guys! So is it safe to assume that any bird that is clean legged and non-crested with a beard or muff is an EE? I've got one moreā€¦


    Single comb, yellow legs.
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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