Is this the same bird??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kharmon320, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. kharmon320

    kharmon320 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I got rid of 3 six-week old chicks about 7 weeks ago. I knew for sure that two were cockerels and I was iffy on the third, but it was a very dominant, huge chick that I was suspicious was a cockerel. The lady who took the chicks sent me pics today. I just don't think it could possibly be the same bird. She already had at least 20 EE pullets, so I'm thinking she got it mixed up. The chick had very white legs, but the bird she pictured has slate legs. I'm not saying the coloring couldn't be the same bird, but the underfluff is a different color.

    Here was Tikka at 6 weeks:
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    Here's the photo she sent today at 13 weeks:

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    Do you think it could possibly be the same bird? It looks more developed than the ones I kept and the pictures of the cockerels.
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2016
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    They certainly do look similar, but leg color doesn't spontaneously change. Those are two different birds.
     
  3. kharmon320

    kharmon320 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the confirmation. Not that it mattered, but I was kicking myself for getting rid of that bird until I realized it didn't quite look right.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    no, it isn't the same bird
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Definitely a different breed
     
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