Is this chick too young to ID?

2winds

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I think this is my free exotic chick, from Murray McMurry hatchery. I am wanting to identify the breed, any guesses?
 
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Crazy for Chickens!

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I have ordered from Murray Mcmurray too, and tried to figure out the exotic one. You kinda have to wait till they get a little older. Even if i did guess on that one, a lot of different chicks are yellow. If you want a sure answer, i would probably just wait a couple weeks!
 

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Clean legs, yellow skin, white plumage, can't see the comb yet. Not much to go on. What do they offer in their "rare" category that's all or mostly white?
 

2winds

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@2winds it maybe an Easter Egger

@gimmie birdies feet aren't a good indicator of gender
Thank you. I
@2winds it maybe an Easter Egger

@gimmie birdies feet aren't a good indicator of gender
Thank you. When I agreed to the free exotic chick, I hadn't thought it through to the end. When I started digging for breed possibilities, & saw chickens like the Yokohama rooster I thought, What have I done?! They are beautiful, but I don't know that I am ready for 4ft of tail feathers!
 

2winds

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Clean legs, yellow skin, white plumage, can't see the comb yet. Not much to go on. What do they offer in their "rare" category that's all or mostly white?
@debid they have White: Langshans, Cornish & Yokohama. I ruled out the Langshans because they had feathered feet. I think the Aruacana was also on the exotic list but I ordered 3 of those, so I crossed them off as well because she/he looks nothing like them as far as feathers. Time will tell, as they say. I was never good at waiting for my Christmas surprises either!
 

debid

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Yokohama would be super cool and that would explain the light red stripes, too!

They're notorious for sending EEs as their "rare" breed but I don't think so on yours.

BTW, if it's a male, the roosters are desirable to some so you'd probably have an easy time selling if you don't want him. But I hear the long tails are never THAT long from hatchery stock.
 
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