Hoover's assortment breed ID?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mountainchickens, Aug 17, 2019.

  1. mountainchickens

    mountainchickens Songster

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    Hi! We have 15 chicks from Hoover's. They are almost 3 days old. We have 5 chicks that are assorted; 3 from rare breed assortment and 2 from colored egg assortment (or maybe the other way around.) I'd love an ID on these guys. Thanks! (There are 2 pictures of the yellow one)
    ss?.jpg tigerrrr.jpg ?chickie.jpg yellowchickie.jpg yellowchickiedoodle.jpg cmarans?.jpg
     
  2. mountainchickens

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    I was thinking the striped ones might be some of their EEs or similar :D
     
  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    There are so many possibilities here, it's almost overwhelming. :lol: You may not know some of the breeds until they feather in. :)

    #1. I'm thinking either Speckled Sussex or Olive Egger....though leaning towards the latter. SS are normally much darker red with a bib. Her little legs are pink for now (an SS trait), but color is subject to change at this age.
    #2. Either Easter Egger, or Prairie Bluebell Egger?
    #3. Again, could be Speckled Sussex or Olive Egger.
    #4. Wheaten Marans, maybe? What comb type and leg color? Are the legs clean or feathered?
    #5. Cuckoo Marans

    Lovely babies! :love I can't wait to watch them mature.
     
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  4. mountainchickens

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    Thank you!! For #4, legs are pink and clean and I will ID her comb type today! :) I will update as they start to feather in! :D
     
  5. mountainchickens

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    #4 is starting to get some wing feathers! She's a very smart chick. That sounds ironic but it's true :lol: Any idea on breed? I'm beginning to have second thoughts about her being a Wheaten Marans, but :idunno
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  6. Fatimetta

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    I'm not sure about most of them but the first pic of the chick with a stripe definitely looks like the speckled sussex I had!
     
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  7. mountainchickens

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    Thanks! :D Yeah, I'm thinking the same. And I'm not sure the yellow is a Wheaten Marans...
     
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  8. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    no feathers on the leg the black and white does have feathers on the leg
     

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