Help with Heinz 57 chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dwegz, May 29, 2012.

  1. dwegz

    dwegz Chirping

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    These are about 4 weeks. One of the elementary schools in our district hatched eggs and we have NO clue what they are.

    I think...one is a Buff Orp but any guesses on the other?

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    Certain that the Buff is a hen, the white one looked hen-ish and but is a but different than the buff in terms of body. Kind of reminds me of some of the Mediterranean breeds (straight up and down tail). The white ones legs are starting to turn grey-ish.

    Both feathered out similarly and at the same time. The buff one looks heftier but I think it is just breed difference. Love to hear what you think.

    dwegz
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    I agree both are hens. Buff orpingtons usually have white/pale pink legs. The white could be a white leghorn?
     
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  4. dwegz

    dwegz Chirping

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    Possibly something mixed with a BO? Our last BO had definite white legs...these are not so white, but not super yellow either. The body shape and color looks pretty BO to me.
     

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