Mixed Breed or What?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChandlersChickens, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daughter received these two chicks from school the last week of May. They are about 5 or 6 weeks old now. I'm pretty sure that one is a rooster.....but does anyone know what breed this is? This was about the best picture I could get because they just run from me.

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  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm not really sure on breed, but I would guess White Leghorns based on their thin body structure and yellow skin. You definitely have a pair in the pic (rooster on the right).

    Jody
     
  3. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, the rooster is going to have to go I'm sure. We don't live in the country just yet and the neighbors won't like the crowing....he hasn't tried to crow yet though.
     
  4. chickenzoo

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    Perhaps a white rock? Looks like my Delawares w/o the black accents.
     
  5. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I'm torn between leghorn and white rock. They are skinny...so I'm thinking they are probably leghorns.

    His first crow happened this morning at 6:30am! It wasn't too bad and didn't last long [​IMG]

    But I still don't want these two making baby chicks!
     
  6. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicks wont hatch as long as you collect the eggs every day
     
  7. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found that out today, thanks! My dad grew up on a chicken farm and told me. Guess a newbie has a lot to learn. lol

    As long as the neighbors don't complain too much then the rooster can stay!
     
  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    He will probably get a bit louder though as he grows up more, not saying how loud
     

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