Is this yellow chick a white Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by revelu, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was a mystery egg that hatched July 2, the other 2 chicks with it are Blue Andalusians that hatched the next day, the yellow chick is quite a bit bigger--

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  2. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be a buff rock or cornish x too.
     
  3. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't seen any of those breeds in person so I don't know-- whatever it is, it's already a friendly little bugger! [​IMG]
     
  4. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    What do you mean by "mystery egg?" [​IMG]
     
  5. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, sorry, I mean it was an egg included with an assortment of 12 unmarked eggs (from Meyer hatchery-- now I just get them mostly from BYC people) and it was the only one that hatched!
     
  6. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    Would they send a Cornish X? That seems mean, since they don't live long. I read at BYC that the Cornish X eat a ton, so if your chick has a normal appetite maybe it's not. I hope it turns out to be something really cool! [​IMG]
     
  7. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff rocks look just like white rocks. Buff chick, feathers more of a white, then feathers out buff.

    Cornish X, if it grows really fast and eats like a pig, it's probably a broiler.
     
  8. chickenfeed

    chickenfeed Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a picture of my white rock when it was a chick.

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  9. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, mine doesn't have any of that greying-- do white Rocks always have that? I don't think it's a Cornish X , aren't they supposed to be pretty ugly? The feathers coming in on my baby are definitely white though.

    just looked at my own photos again, I do see a bit of grey here and there--
     
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  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My white rock was yellow as a chick and then all of the feathers came in very white. Looked much like yours.
     

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