MEGA confused! ID's GREATLY appreciated! (esp. on the Brahmas? if?)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Roux, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. Roux

    Roux Songster

    Well, I got my hatchery order today & they shorted me some birds. Problem is, I can't quite figure out which ones!

    Here's what I ordered:
    Salmon Faverolles, gold & silver laced Wyandottes, Australorps, speckled Sussex, light & dark Brahmas, Barnevelders, barred Hollands & a single silver laced Cochin.

    Here's what I got, along with my guessed based on pics I've looked up online:

    1. (guessing these are the Australorps - please correct me if I'm wrong)

    2. (my guess: salmon faverolles, again, please correct me!)

    3.(I'm guessing these are my 2 silver-laced & 1 gold-laced Wyandottes?)

    4.The "I haven't the foggiest" - feather-legged chicks (could these be my Brahmas? ARE they even Brahmas?):

    5.The "I haven't the foggiest" - clean-legged chicks (I'm assuming my Barnevelders & Sussex):

    Thank you so much in advance!!!!

    I am HAPPY to take more pics if that helps!
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2008
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    I haven't got a clue but, congratulations on the cute fuzzy butts!
  3. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    1,2,and 3 are all correct I think 4 are the dark brahms and 5 are the barnvelders sorry you got shortchanged hopefully this can get worked out.

  4. cadman68

    cadman68 Songster

    Feb 15, 2007
    Middle TN
    my guess on pic 4 - the bottom one is either a black or silver laced, not sure about the top

    pic 5 bottom pic is speckeled sussex i'm sure of that
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2008
  5. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    their cute little chickies, where'd you get them from?
  6. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    5 could be speckled Sussex. #1 is correct.
  7. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    i think #5 is barnevelder
  8. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    South Central, KY
    The featherlegged chicks are Golden and Silver Laced Cochins. The clean legged ones look to be Speckled Sussex. You should check McMurray or another hatchery and look at the pics of the chicks they offer and compare.

  9. Roux

    Roux Songster

    Quote:Oh man...I was only supposed to receive ONE cochin this order, as well as 3 light & 2 dark Brahmas. I've looked on several sites including McMurray, and some of the chicks just look too similar for me to tell apart. I'm still new at this & haven't learned all the nuances that help to determine one breed from another, especially this young. [​IMG]

    Still open to input, as I'm trying to get this straightened out on my next order!!!
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2008
  10. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    #4 looks a lot like the brahma chick I had last year. I thought cochins had a lot denser feathering on the legs? To me they were a lot more "fluffy" than the other chicks.

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