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Losing my mind! JG OR BA?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kelsieann124, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. kelsieann124

    kelsieann124 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, so I've read everywhere about the feet. Pink/white is BA, yellow is JG. BUT! My girls feet are very pink on the bottom but a slight yellow near her toes. Yet she is nearly twice the size of my SS that's the same age as her!! She has HUGE feet and has grown to be ginormous! At what age can you tell the difference by the feet? She is about 6 weeks old. Thank you in advance!
     
  2. kelsieann124

    kelsieann124 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. kelsieann124

    kelsieann124 Out Of The Brooder

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    Another thing I noticed was that when I looked up Jersey Giants at the different ages, she has looked exactly like them from a chick! It is so odd! Maybe she is just a mix?!
     
  4. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks very much like a giant to me. I ordered four BAs from MPC last year and one was slightly, but not very noticeably different from the others as a chick. She turned out to be a JG and to this day it is still hard to tell her apart from the rest.
     
  5. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jersey Giant.
     
  6. kelsieann124

    kelsieann124 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I'm so glad!!!!
     
  7. ChickenChaser9

    ChickenChaser9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can use the foot test basically on Day 1. Many hatchery Giants are not purebred and are in fact mixed with Austrolorp to increase the speed of their egg production. Both breeds share a common ancestor, the Langshan and in many ways appear similar. Here is a link to my youtube channel where I documented the first 3 months of my Giants development and you can see that your bird looks identical to mine and although it is likely she does have some Austolorp in her pedigree, I think it would be safe to call her a Giant outside of a poultry show. Best wishes!

    EDIT: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv5YwwO7VnP9TBuKN8aKQeHCS5FiQIpzl
     
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  8. kelsieann124

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    Ok makes much more sense! Thank you!!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Jersey Giant
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    I think Jersey Giant.
     

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