Golden Comets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LoupGarou, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. LoupGarou

    LoupGarou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered a mix of Golden Campines, Welsumers, and Australorps from Ideal and got two light yellow chicks as a surprise (I'd ordered 25 and received 27). I was sure they were Golden Comets and assumed they were both boys and destined for the critter sale at the feed store. Now I'm not so sure about them--one seems to be a Golden Comet pullet and both have greenish legs?

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  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Not uncommon for the hatchery to throw in some body warmers, yes, those extra "freebies" are often roos. Shrug.
     
  3. LoupGarou

    LoupGarou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I know they throw in packing peanuts. That was not my question.
     
  4. Caliphe

    Caliphe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry I can't answer your question (which makes this reply useless) but I just wanted to state how pretty they are!
     
  5. rhs7111

    rhs7111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The green legs make me wonder if Easter Egger is a possibility...?
     
  6. LoupGarou

    LoupGarou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Caliphe--I think they look nice, too! rhs, I was thinking the same thing . . . anyone else with opinions?
     
  7. LoupGarou

    LoupGarou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No other guesses? I'm just curious, more than anything, but it would be nice to know.
     
  8. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of comb do they have?
     
  9. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had golden sexlink pullets last year, they did not look like these, but I have rarely seen the roos.
     
  10. LoupGarou

    LoupGarou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are a couple of shots of the dark one:

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    and the light one . . . s/he keep trying to fly out of my hand (the other just stays still and screeches), but at least it gives you guys a good look at its feet. [​IMG]


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