Help identifying chick breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Fluffychicky, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Fluffychicky

    Fluffychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the black ones are barred rocks, the white-ish ones are the ones I need help identifying they have little grey spots on their heads and tiny feathers on their feet. I don't currently have them with me, a friend is holding them for me.
     
  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess would be Splash Cochins. :)
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Where did you get them? My guess would also be Splash Cochins.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Probably Splash Cochins.
     
  5. Wishapup

    Wishapup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick on top looks bearded.
     
  6. Fluffychicky

    Fluffychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what does that mean? @Wishapup
     
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  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look up pics of a Salmon Faverolle. They have "beards."

    Could it be a Salmon Faverolle? In the McMurray catalog pic they show white and grey chicks, but maybe yours is whiter than normal?

    Ask your friend how many toes it has. Cochin and most everything else has 4 toes, but Salmon Faverolles have 5 toes.
     
  8. Wishapup

    Wishapup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ameraucanas, Faverolles, Belgian D'Uccles, most Easter Eggers, and some other breeds are notable for their beards or muffs (fluffy feathers under the chin).

    Here's an example, one of my roosters. He doesn't have the biggest beard but it's noticeable.

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    Chicks with beards tend to have puffy cheeks. When I saw the picture of your chick, I thought that it might have that....but I can't tell from the picture.

    Here's a black Ameraucana chick with the muff visible:

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