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McMurray Mystery Chick Breed? PICS

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by boykin2010, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my mystery chick from McMurray i think. It doesnt have any feathers on its legs, and it isnt a bantam unless they sent me an older bantam chick with my young standard chicks. I have been trying to figure out what this one is all day by looking on the hatchery website and google images but i cant figure it out. The only thing i have found that looks close is the buff japanese bantams but i really dont think this one is a bantam. It is the same size if not slightly larger than the rest of my chicks.
    The breeds of chicks i ordered are :
    buff orpingtons
    delawares
    turken
    single comb brown leghorn
    white leghorn
    silver laced wyandotte
    easter eggers
    black stars
    black australorp
    and red stars
     
  2. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is another pic that is better. What really threw me off was the black spots on it
    Anybody know what it could be?
     
  3. hard to tell at such an early age
    EE?? Faverolle? [​IMG]
     
  4. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I HAVE NO IDEA!! sure is cute.
    LOOKS like a compleat mutt to me [​IMG]
    like a oops chicken.

    ohhh EE... now thats an idea.. but arent EE legs green??
     
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  5. Quote:not always; they can look like anything, including leg color
     
  6. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
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    Quote:not always; they can look like anything, including leg color

    oh okay [​IMG] my vote is Easter Egger then [​IMG]
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Delaware chick.
     
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  8. sparrker

    sparrker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2
     
  9. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It might be a delaware because i ordered 2. I just dont see another one like it.
    I went out and counted each breed and compared to how many i think I ordered. I had 5 chicks that had chipmunk stripes on them. I should only have 4. 3 easter eggers and 1 brown leghorn.
    So maybe that one is a delaware and they gave me an extra easter egger. Which from what i hear are almost always roosters [​IMG]
    If its a rooster I doubt i will keep it
     
  10. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I have no idea what your chick is. But I did want to add this: I ordered chicks from McMurray this past spring. I received 4 extra chicks in addition to my order. Only 1 of them ended up being a rooster, so I got 3 free hens. If you ordered a Delaware pullet, and they had to substitute another breed because your Delaware was unavailable, they should have substituted another pullet. They shouldn't intentionally give you a rooster in place of a pullet you ordered. I can also say that McMurray was spot on with my chick sexing. All my girls turned out to be girls, and out of 4 straight run chicks in my order only 1 turned out to be a roo. So, out of an order of 32 (+4 freebies) birds, I got 2 boys. Not bad, IMO. I was very pleased with McMurray. Good luck!
     

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