freebie from MM...at 5 weeks....help I D ????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by justusnak, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    OK, this is my little freebie girl? Im not sure what she is...I have looked at several pics, I was thinking Barred rock? Also, is calling her a she...right? I dont see anything on top there, no comb...Havent picked a name for this one....she/he is very friendly tho.

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    Any ideas???
     
  2. Saltiena

    Saltiena Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a barred rock to me!
    she is beautiful btw
     
  3. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess would be a Barred Rock also.
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Could it possible be a Dominique??? This was the exotic freebie...and MM list them under thier exotic?? Hmmm, im just not sure.
     
  5. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

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    Hmm...I'm no expert but MM lists both Dominiques and Cuckoo Marans as exotics...couldn't it possibly be one of those?
     
  6. Redneckchick

    Redneckchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like one of my dominiques....just my opinion.Have 10 little ones running around today in their NEW coop and the older ladies and Gent (7) and curious hearing them with their little chick chirps.
     
  7. CranberryBirds

    CranberryBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    last year my "free exotic chick" from MM looked just like that.....I don't know what it was except that it turned out to be a roo so I re-homed it. Maybe they are playing fast and loose with the term "exotic."
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    It is not a Cuckoo Marans because it has yellow legs and the Marans have white/pink legs. Can't tell about the comb. If it has a single, it is a Barred Rock or Barred Holland, if a rose comb, a Dominique.
     
  9. mlheran

    mlheran Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's probably a Barred Rock or Dominique since Cuckoo Marans have grey/pink legs. And yes, so far it looks like a pullet! [​IMG]
     
  10. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Thanks so much everyone....I dont see a comb coming in at all! nothing! Notta! would that be a "rose comb" coming in late? I was thinking Dominique....there are black "streaks" down the front of her legs...Guess I will know when she is bigger. I was thinking of a name.....Donna the Dominique...Ohhh, im no good at ameing chickens. I just call them all babies! [​IMG]
     

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