Guesses on Coloration?

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yakitori

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Hi all! I have some 4 day old somewhat mystery bantam chicks

I was told these were from a frizzle bantam roo on mottled bantam cochins...
what the frizzled roo looked like is a complete mystery.

the colors of the chicks seem consistent with those of mottled cochin chicks...

Is it possible to tell what colors these might turn out to be? or is there no options other than to wait it out and see?

Sorry for the disgusting hands, I was out in the garden all day :oops:

Chick 1 - 4.5 days old
flat comb, larger.
5 toed
looks to be black, yellow and white down
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Chick 2 - 4 days old
Straight comb, smaller
4 toed
looks to be gray, yellow and white down.

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the two of them next to each othrr
chick 2 on left
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Photos as day olds, under daylight for more accurate coloration...
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The first one is some type of dorking. Not sure about the second one
Not a Dorking. It has the wrong color skin and feathered legs/feet.

The look like the mixes they were claimed to be. Though the "frizzled" bird was likely a Silkie mix. The first chick *may* turn out mottled, but I doubt it. Too much black on the face. The second one looks like it will be solid black. They both may develop leakage of some sort though since they are mixed.
 
Not a Dorking. It has the wrong color skin and feathered legs/feet.

The look like the mixes they were claimed to be. Though the "frizzled" bird was likely a Silkie mix. The first chick *may* turn out mottled, but I doubt it. Too much black on the face. The second one looks like it will be solid black. They both may develop leakage of some sort though since they are mixed.
Thanks for your insight! why would you think the second one will be solid black?
 
Updates on the chicks :)
20 days old

frizzle is a roo 😂
 

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