If im not a penguin, what am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Malbri, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. Malbri

    Malbri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is penguin, one of my new chicks
    What is she?
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  2. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    Looks like it could possibly be a Mottled Cochin.

    Jean
     
  3. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    I dont think it would be mottled with what seems to be buff down. I would bet on cochin, but not sure of the variety.
     
  4. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Here's a pic of a 4 day old Mottled Cochin chicks...

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    Hope this helps!

    Dawn
     
  5. Malbri

    Malbri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They do have slightly more marked faces, but that does look like her! Plus I got them from an assortment of feather leg standards, so it would make sense
     
  6. BradyMSU

    BradyMSU Out Of The Brooder

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    They are black Australorp chicks. I have two of them myself. The do look like penguins when they are chicks but will be solid black as hens.
     
  7. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It wouldn't be an australorp because of the feathering on the legs... but it may be either black or mottled cochin. I am still trying to figure out the adult colouring of some i just hatched so I am no help to you there!
     
  8. BradyMSU

    BradyMSU Out Of The Brooder

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    Good point on the feathering on the legs! I missed that.
     

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