Chick ID

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DarthRooster, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. DarthRooster

    DarthRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Saw these at tractor supply today. White chicks with a few black spots. Any idea of what they are?
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Very likely one of the leghorn hybrids - should be good layers.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. DarthRooster

    DarthRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thought so. Of course TSC worker had know idea. Said they were white chicks with dirty spots lol
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  6. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    California White (California gray crossed with white leghorn) and Austra White(australorp crossed with white leghorn) are common hybrids.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed. Your chicks are either Austra Whites or California Whites.
     
  8. DarthRooster

    DarthRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I didn't get any. Was just curious
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    If you decide to get some, they are excellent layers, and less high strung and flighty than pure Leghorns. :eek:)
     

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