Followed me Home....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sarahs31, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. sarahs31

    sarahs31 Out Of The Brooder

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    It may have had a little help but this is what followed me home from the Feed Mill today. Guy said it was about 3-4 weeks old. Any ideas? I don't think it's an EE (has yellow feet), and too skinny for a Welsummer...what do you think?

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    Any ideas? Thanks
     
  2. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    Fowlerville,MI
    No idea but very cute!
     
  3. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    Very cute!
    Brown leghorn?
     
  4. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I'd say brown leghorn.
     
  5. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    My welsummers are almost 3 weeks old, and they seem as slight as brown leghorn babies I've had in the past. That baby looks like my welsummers.
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:looks like my welli too..
     
  7. sarahs31

    sarahs31 Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought of a Wellie at first too but he's carried them before I figured if he wasn't sure of the breed, I could probably cross that one off. He's had Brown leghorns, too. So I have two "mystery" babies. He talked me into taking the 4, what we assumed were Barred Rocks, 4 week olds. I sure hope I didn't get all roos! and then a roo and pullet Partridge Cochin. Oh I think I'm in love all over again.
     
  8. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    It is very easy to tell roo from hen in barred rocks early on, as soon as they get their wing feathers most of the time. The roos are very lightly colored and look grey. The females are very dark and are black.
     

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