Is this a chicken or some other type of fowl??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LindenLady, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. LindenLady

    LindenLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help me identify this bird!!
    The bird originally was sold with a group of baby Guinea fowl, and as she/he began to grow, my friend noticed that it definitely wasn't a Guinea. She thinks it's a chicken and called me to see if I wanted her/him because she doesn't raise chickens on her farm. I said I'd take her/him but I'm very curious to know what breed of bird this is. Anyone have ideas?? She purchased these birds around July 15, so they are roughly 6 weeks old now, if that helps.
    Thanks for the input, BYC peeps! :)

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  2. LindenLady

    LindenLady Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a photo from Aug 5. That's the bird in question with the other Guinea fowl (white) that she had been raising. Then she realized that the "outsider" sure didn't look like the rest of the birds she got from that sale! Lol. :)
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  3. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely looks like some sort of bantam chicken. What a cutie. Someone will know what breed it is (I'm in New Zealand and we don't have nearly the variety of breeds available overseas). Maybe a Japanese bantam or Serama maybe looking at how it carries it's tail but I'm really not sure. Glad the little cutie has found a good home.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The bird has a comb, therefore, it is a chicken.
     
  5. Critter Girl

    Critter Girl Out Of The Brooder

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    Very cute! It kind of looks like a Sebright.
     
  6. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sold on sebright. Almost looks like an old English of some type, but I really wouldn't know for sure.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't believe sebrights come in that color. The chick is a little doll.
     
  8. Critter Girl

    Critter Girl Out Of The Brooder

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    I am so curious, now!
     
  9. LindenLady

    LindenLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the replies thus far! Y'all are great! And I'm so excited now to see what this lil chick is gonna look like!!! I'd be ecstatic if it looked like a Sebright!! Never even heard of that breed until you guys started posting! I've still got a lot to learn when it comes to chick breeds! :)
     
  10. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    Just wondering if you have an updated picture of your little cutie. Someone might have a better idea now that it's a couple of weeks older.
     

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