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little black chick in the back

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by smjshipley, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. smjshipley

    smjshipley Out Of The Brooder

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    she has a black beak and no yellow on her head, I have two maran chicks, but this one doesn't have feathered legs, legs are black with pink on toes, I have two others with yellow on their heads and pink beans that I think are black jersey Giants?[​IMG]
     
  2. Gwynevere

    Gwynevere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, I did some digging and I think I have two possibilities for you. It could be a black leghorn, or it could be a black sex link. I think that (depending on where you got them from) the black sex link is more likely, it fits with your description better (its hard to actually see the chick, the picture isn't very good). If your other chicks have yellow on the tops of their heads then they probably aren't Back Jersey Giants? Black Jersey Giants tend to have a lot of yellow in their coats as babies. If they have a little yellow stripe or spot right on top of their head with almost no yellow anywhere else then they are probably Barred Plymouth Rocks. Hope that helps!
     
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  3. smjshipley

    smjshipley Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you!! they do have yellow bellies too, guess we will be able to tell when they get their feathers haha, I should take a better pic away from the light, but I was trying to get them side by side hahaha
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Too many possibilities. A lot of breeds are black as chicks.
     
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  5. Gwynevere

    Gwynevere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they have yellow bellies too then they might be jersey giants. Google pics of Jersey Giant babies and compare
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Black Australorps ???
     
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  7. smjshipley

    smjshipley Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's a better pic of her
     
  8. Gwynevere

    Gwynevere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well she's pretty adorable. I think she still might be a black leghorn or a black sex link.
     
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