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Help! What are these chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sbarab, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. sbarab

    sbarab Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These two chicks came from our local feedstore. They told me that they came from one of their customers.

    One is gray with green legs and white toes. The other is brown and has a cream colored butt and chest with what appears to be some ticking in the feathers coming in Its legs appear brown with some yellow coloring on the toes and underneath.

    Chick #1 on Right Chick #2 on left

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    Chick #1 In front. Chick #2 behind

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    Chick #2 Brown Chick

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  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    I've never really seen chicks like that. Maybe a mix.. or black sexlink?
     
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  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    the blue might be a blue giant
     
  4. sbarab

    sbarab Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    I was suspecting a JG, but Giants don't have brown, unless that's a red heat lamp shining on it. I do think the one in the front on #2 picture could be a Blue JG.
     
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  6. sbarab

    sbarab Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is quite possible that they are different breeds. The blue one seems to be larger than the brown one but their feathering stage seems to be the same, indicating to me at least that they are about the same age. They just have a 100 watt bulb shining on them.
     
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  7. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay, I LOVE the blue one a lot. [​IMG] You might have a show chick on you.
     
  8. sbarab

    sbarab Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks... He/she is really cute. I'm hoping its a she. [​IMG] I never thought about having a show chicken.

    Do you think the comb will stay black?
     
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  9. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope, my JG hen had a blackish comb for her pullet life, then when she was thinking about laying eggs it started to turn red.
     

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