Help figure out what breed this is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jjacks606, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. Jjacks606

    Jjacks606 New Egg

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    Hello all! I am new to chicken keeping and have found this site so helpful! I recently bought some Ameracaunas, Wyandottes, Gold Sex Links, and a Black sex link. However, one of the chicks doesn't look like any of the others and I'm trying to figure out which it could be. It is the lightest one in the attached photos. I'm wondering if it is another breed entirely that just got mixed in with the wrong group at the farm store. They are a little over 3 weeks old and this one has always been the biggest. It has feet the color of the Ameracaunas, but no "beard" like the others, and coloring similar to the gold sex links, but it's comb is different than those. I bought pullets but know that it no guarantee.Maybe it's a cockerel? Any idea? Is it too early to tell? Thanks so much! -Julie
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    [​IMG]One of the Ameracaunas

    [​IMG] One of the gold sex links in the background.Different feet and comb.
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  3. Jjacks606

    Jjacks606 New Egg

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    I had read that EEs are often sold as "Ameracaunas". Do not all EEs have "beards"? The two brown ones seem to, but not the light one.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Hatchery EE "usually" have beards, but it's not an absolute. I'm thinking your girl will look something like this (minus the beard)

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    While your other chicks will have the more classic wild-type coloring....

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Jjacks606

    Jjacks606 New Egg

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    Thanks so much!
     

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