my husband brought me home a chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chasehope, May 8, 2007.

  1. chasehope

    chasehope Songster

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    I have been looking for blue cochin chicks for a long time, so my husband went to the feed store to pick up hay today and cam home with this...

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    it was marked as a miscelaneous banty....so...any idea what it might be? He knew it wasn't a cochin (or any other breed that we raise) but thought that it might be the next best thing. Any thoughts would be great. I have NO idea.
     
  2. chasehope

    chasehope Songster

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    any ideas?
     
  3. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

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    Looks very similar to my Bantam Araucana
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  4. chasehope

    chasehope Songster

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    I was thinking that was a possibility. If thats the case, what color will it end up?
     
  5. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

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    well mine is now 6 weeks old and is still solid gray. here is a recent pic.

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  6. Rebel Chicken

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    I was gonna say Araucana as well. Lovely color!
     
  7. houseofclucks

    houseofclucks In the Brooder

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    Send away for a catalog to the mcmurray hatchery. They have a large selection of bantams and standard size chickens with pictures of what the chicks look like. I've found it helpful.
     
  8. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Songster

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    I doubt a hatchery would carry bantam Blue Ameraucanas. It could be a Blue OEGB.

    What kind of comb does it have?
     

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