I got an oops chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by heathersboers, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bought some dominiques and RIR chicks- didnt notice till today- one of the "dominiques" is solid black with black beak and feet-with feathered shanks!!!! SURPRISE!!! What could he be? He is a lil smaller than the others. Black cochin??
     
  2. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Could be as you think.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    How old is he?

    If there's a LOT of feathering and the chick has a generally fat looking body with short legs, it's a Cochin.

    If there's a moderate or small amount of feathering, and the chick is pretty leggy, it's a Langshan.
     
  4. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Hi! [​IMG]

    Could also be a French Maran. Or just a barnyard mix. I would call and ask just to be sure.
     
  5. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi- ! He bought the eggs from a local farmer and they were supposed to be pure-I guess not- Ill snap a pic- Can a FBCM be solid black?
     
  6. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hes got 5 toes on each foot- CRAP!!!
     
  7. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:That would point to part silkie, then, most likely.
     
  8. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He had lots of silkies!!! all colors-they were in the brooder connected to-wait- he could have squeezed through!!!! Why didnt I think of that!!! here "it" is....thanks!!!!!![​IMG]
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  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yup, that's a Silkie cross. (or a poor quality silkie)
     

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