Columbian Wyandotte?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kari_dawn, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I have been watching this little chicken develop, and I am beginning to think maybe a Columbian Wyandotte since that is one of the possible breeds, but she seems to have a single comb...I guess hatchery stock wyandottes sometimes have single combs...what do you think? Here is the possible breed list, and her latest pictures...also, I am thinking she is looking a bit rooish in these pics... :(

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    Excuse the mess...I plucked her away from her water for pictures!

    Here is a shot of her single comb from when she was a bit smaller.

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    These are the potential rare breeds from the hatchery: The rest of my order included a speckled Sussex, two easter eggers, a black copper marans, and a white leghorn

    • Buckeye
    • Ancona
    • Easter Egger
    • Ameraucana (Wheaten, Blue, Black, Splash)
    • Black Sumatra
    • Andalusian (Blue, Black, or Splash)
    • Appenzeller Spitzhauben
    • Sicilian Buttercup
    • Salmon Faverolles
    • Golden Campine
    • Buff Chantecler
    • Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    • Barnevelder
    • Brahma (Buff Brahma, Light Brahma)
    • Marans (Silver Cuckoo, Golden Cuckoo, Black Copper, Blue Copper, Blue Splash, White)
    • Dominique
    • Columbian Wyandotte
    • Dark Cornish
    • Cochin
    • Welsummer
    • White Sultan
    • Polish (Assorted colors)
    • Exchequer Leghorn
    • Speckled Sussex
    • Hamburg (Assorted colors)
    • Lakenvelder (Silver, Golden)
    • Partridge Penedesenca
    • Jersey Giant
    • Blue Orpington
    • Silver Grey Dorking
    • Egyptian Fayoumi
    • Black Langshans
     
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    They don't seem to be on the list, but my first guess would have been Delaware. It does look pretty hefty, so would keep an eye on it as a potential roo.
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was my first guess as well (Delaware), and I agree about the rooster comment.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with Kelsie2290, it looks like a Delaware chick. What hatchery did you get it from?
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm glad I'm not alone, cause I looked at it and thought Delaware. That really looks like barring in the hackle/neck feathers, vs the solid dark color you'd see on a colombian bird. The leg color looks a little funky, too. Maybe speckledhen will come along and validate us, she's seen lots of Dellie chicks.

    edited--with your choice of pure Ameraucanas, I'm guessing Meyer hatchery, and they do have Delawares. I'm pretty sure that's what you got. Maybe not rare, but a nice all-around bird.
     
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  6. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used mypetchicken (which is somehow related to meyer, but the time I ordered meyer birds, they were weak, and many died). I have never had a problem with them, and yes, I thought it looked like a delaware too...I even saved the pics in my computer as delaware 1 2 and 3, but then realize that was not on the list of possibles according to the hatchery list. I also think she looks like a potential he, especially next to my white leghorn, who has NO color in her comb yet, but I have learned to wait...it seems like in this phase, it is quite difficult to guess their genders. Many I was certain were roos turned out to be pullets once they got some more age to them. So, for now, it seems as if we all think (s)he is a Delaware, huh? lol
     

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