McMurray mystery chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by emartindale, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. emartindale

    emartindale New Egg

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    Our Rare Breed Mystery Chick From McMurray Is Pictured Below. Any Idea On What We Have?

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  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Silver laced wyandotte. Here is mine:
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Silver Laced Wyandotte.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    A lovely SLW cockerel
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Silver Laced Wyandotte cockerel.
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Have to kind of lol at it being a "rare breed", though
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Me too, wyandottes aren't usually on their rare breed list. Did you order any Wyandottes, any chance it's a mis-sexed bird and another one is the freebie?
     
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  8. emartindale

    emartindale New Egg

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    That seems more likely than an SLW being considered a rare breed, but I don't think so. We ordered Barred Rocks, New Hampshire Reds and Aracaunas. This little guy stood out from the day he arrived.

    I'm not complainaing about a free bird, though. If he stays as friendly and curious as he is now (at 4 months old), then he'll replace my Partridge Rock roo. The PR is just too big and aggressive for our little backyard flock. I have to stay between him and my kids when they are in the yard together.
     
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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That is odd....but I'm glad you're happy with him! They're beautiful roosters when they mature, and usually pretty easygoing.
     

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