Help Identify

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mountaingoat61, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. Mountaingoat61

    Mountaingoat61 New Egg

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    I don't have a pic handy but I'm trying to figure out what I got in my free "rare breed" from McMurray Hatchery. I don't know how to determine gender so it could be hen or rooster. It's about 5 weeks old and and as a chick was black and yellow. Now it's black and white speckled but with no pattern. All the pictures MH has on their website shows patterns in the black and white chickens. The comb on this one is also growing at a faster rate than my leghorns or black star, which could indicate a rooster but could also be a result of the breed.

    Help if you can, if I need to post a pic, I can in a day or so.

    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2012
  2. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SW Indiana
    Sorry, I don't think we can help without a pic
     
  3. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Need a pic to be sure, but might be an Ancona or Exchequer Leghorn
     
  4. Mountaingoat61

    Mountaingoat61 New Egg

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    I revisited their website. They don't have Exchequers but they do have Anconas and the pic of the chicks looks very similar to what mine did. The pic of the adult is a drawing so it's hard to tell. I'll keep an eye on it as it gets older. Thanks
     
  5. Larrelye

    Larrelye Out Of The Brooder

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    Ancona pics from Google Images

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