Day old hatchling.. what is it? Pics attached

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickiemom25, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. Chickiemom25

    Chickiemom25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these are foster eggs.. no idea what the parents actually were.. most likely a mutt... any ideas/ I know they have some barred rocks and there is a white spot on the head...

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  2. its extremely hard to tell at a day old
    wait a few months
     
  3. Little One

    Little One Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black with white spot on top of the head is a barred rock... but if there are other breeds there, it could be a mix. You didn't mention what they have except barred rocks.
     
  4. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have a white chick with a black spot on its head and I have NO barred rocks, and neither did the person I got the rooster dad from! [​IMG] The rooster dad was a single combed crele, probably resulted from Dominique and buff Orp cross, but Dom was a few generations back. He keeps his nicer purebreeds separated, but he has a very large pen of lesser quality pure and several generations of mutts.

    You may never know what exactly your baby is, but b/c it is black with a white dot, it definitely has black barred genes, so it has some barred rock in there somewhere (or a cuckoo colored bird, or other barred, but you said barred rock was a possibility.) Your chick will likely be black and white barred, with possibly some other colors mixed in depending on what his parents looked like. Hard to say other than that. [​IMG]
     

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