Got my chicks and have no idea what they are

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kingchicks, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. kingchicks

    kingchicks New Egg

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    I ordered the rare breed egg layers from Meyer and I have no idea what they are, I looked at the chicks they had pictured in that group but it doesn't show the backs since some of them have patterns.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated
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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    From the looks of it I think that you could have:

    Red chick- Probably a Buckeye
    Black chick- Either a Dominick, or Cuckoo maran
    Blue chick- Andalusian, Orpington, or Blue Copper Maran
    Chick with a v-stripe going down its back ( in the last picture the one on the far right)- Probably a Welsummer

    The other chicks could be:
    Campine
    Dark Cornish
    Sumatra
    Black Jersey Giant

    Try getting picture of each individual chick, and note what kind of comb they have. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. kingchicks

    kingchicks New Egg

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    I will work on the pics tonight and tomorrow, there are 13 of them
     
  5. kingchicks

    kingchicks New Egg

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    1 of these, it has darker feathers than the one below and doesn't have the tan stripes, single comb
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    4 of these, single comb
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    2 of these, they are the smallest and the comb is hard to tell maybe rose
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    1 of these, feathers are blue and white, single comb
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    1 of these, feathers are black with white speckles, comb is hard to tell, wide with no nubs
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    1 of these, the feathers are solid black and white, rose comb
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    2 of these, feathers are blue, single comb
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    1 with buff colored feathers, possible rose comb

    These little peeps wouldn't hold still and it's amazing what happens in 2 days, I didn't see any feathers when I took the group pics. They are 5 days old today
     
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  6. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good luck on your chicks! It's sad how they grow so quickly but I find that their personalities become clearer as adults.
     
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  7. kingchicks

    kingchicks New Egg

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    Thanks for the info, it's a start and I can't wait to see what they turn into
     

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