Help me identify these sweet little mutts!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TinyLittleFarm, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. TinyLittleFarm

    TinyLittleFarm Songster

    Mar 8, 2010
    A while ago I posted about my chicken Daisy who ran away with her true love, Casper. You can read about it here . The neighbors who have Daisy incubated some of her eggs and offered us two in exchange for Daisy. Of course if you are familiar with chicken math, you understand that two chicks violates the properties of chicken physics. We want at least two hens. There is a 50/50 chance that we will get roos, plus you can't have just two chicks since they are social beings. So we took four. Gosh...I should've gotten more. My chicken math is all wrong. Anyway, these little pumpkins are 7-10 days old or so.

    They are all mutts, so I'm not looking for breed ID, but I'm wondering if anyone looks they could be the baby of Daisy and Casper (her husband) or Daisy and Jack (our roo). I want to know who my grandbaby is!
    So we are looking for an EE/RSL cross or EE/Light Brahma cross.

    Here is Daisy:

    Here are the babies.

    #1 Nellie

    #2 Ginger-she has feathered legs which are hard to see in this pic.

    #3 not-yet-named

    #4 Candace

    And of course it's too early to tell, but think I picked all girls?
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2010
  2. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    I'm assuming that the feather-legged babies have been wading in the Light Brahma gene pool! Beyond that, I'm no help at all.

    Daisy is beautiful, by the way.
  3. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Songster

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    What cute chicks well most of us know the Brahma has the feather leg. I'm not up on dominant gene though
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    I see a bunch of EE/Brahma crosses. [​IMG]

    Do you have pics of your Brahma? Some don't pass on the feathered leg genes because hatcheries crossbreed their Brahmas. All but one of mine do not pass their genes on, and one of them is quite clearly half Columbian Rock, even though the hatchery tells otherwise.
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    I see EE mixes as well.
  6. TinyLittleFarm

    TinyLittleFarm Songster

    Mar 8, 2010
    I don't have a pic of Jack the Brahma handy, but I can take one. The tricky thing is, that Daisy mated with Jack for maybe a week or two before she eloped over to the neighbor's house. Since then she's been with Casper, the Red Sex Link. The family that has Daisy now also has other feather footed roos, but they weren't able to tell me the breeds. It's possible that any of them is the daddy. I guess there's no way to know!

    Do they look girly? Please?
  7. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

    Jun 11, 2010
    York PA
    Maybe keep an eye on Ginger? Seeing a little more comb development there but nothing that screams roo. Very cute babies though! [​IMG]

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