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Excited but confused...Help identify this chick.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Phoenix Farms, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Phoenix Farms

    Phoenix Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Five out of the six eggs have hatched. Still holding out hope for the silent and crackless egg. So far both Phoenix eggs hatched, a white rock egg hatched and two Phoenix/red production cross eggs hatched. The first Phoenix chick looks normal but the second is black with a white spot around its head and it has yellow around its chin. We have no roosters that could produce a chick like this. And we are pretty sure both Phoenix eggs were purebred. Any idea? It is the only one with almost all grey legs.
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    any pics?
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Pictures would be very helpful!
     
  4. Phoenix Farms

    Phoenix Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have only one picture but it's hard to see.
     
  5. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now following this thread! :)
     
  6. Phoenix Farms

    Phoenix Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick is colored like a barred rock. We don't have any barred rocks and this is a Phoenix egg it hatched from.
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    if no barred birds on your place, than someone is not pure and the chick is a throw back to whatever is in the woodpile. Had it happen with a rooster looking pure, but his babies didn't look pure.
     

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