little breed help please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by slim1986, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. slim1986

    slim1986 Songster

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    Haven't found anything like him in my catalogs or online, my grandparents got a bunch of chicks this past spring and there were several like him in the bunch, so I was seeing If anyone knows what he is?

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  2. stellacat

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    Hmm, maybe a gold cuckoo marans? very pretty![​IMG]
     
  3. You have yourself a mutt. Many people post on here asking for breed ID thinking that all chickens come from a certain breed. I must inform you that this is beyond false, and it turns out most of the time our 'Breed Identifying' is actually 'Ancestor speculating'. He looks LF so I have no idea what breeds could have genetically been possible parents.
     
  4. Jeepers! I hit Reply, and when I fininsh 4 people have already replied!
     

  5. slim1986

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    Quote:Yes I'm well aware of that, but in the shipment they received from a hatchery had 25-30 (I think maybe more) birds like him, leading me to believe he's not a mutt.... If he were a mutt wouldn't there be less of a chance that there would be that many identical birds?
     
  6. slim1986

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    Quote:Lol I know right! I hit submit and before the page reloded I had emails coming in!
     
  7. slim1986

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    Quote:Also, the hens that came out are red with black on the tips their tale feathers, maybe they are mutts similar to sex-links were the chicks come out similar but won't breed true later on? Or maybe they are a true breed? Idk there just too many just alike to say they are mutts
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    reminds me of the crele coloration
     

  9. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    what color eggs do they lay?
     

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