Confirm identity for me! THANKS

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DavKarm, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. DavKarm

    DavKarm Out Of The Brooder

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    We ordered the All-heavy roosters to raise as meat birds. Of course they threw in the free exotic chick for us too -
    All the cockerels arrived in 2's and 3's except for these two.


    #1 - I think this one is a Spotted Sussex.
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    #2 - I suspect Dark Cornish but I could be wrong.

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    the first is a speckled sussex
     
  3. DavKarm

    DavKarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I was 90% sure but just wanted someone else to agree with me. Any ideas on the 2nd chick?
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    might be a dark cornish, but not 100% sure
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    #1 is for sure a Speckled Sussex.

    #2. NO CLUE!!! Give it some time, we'll figure it out!
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    #2 looks alot like the partridge Chentechlers I used to have, they started out very black. I'm not sure that's a common breed to find at a hatchery, but I could be wrong. Tyeyre a dual purpose breed so it would fit with a heavy assortment. Does it have a cushion comb?
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