My rainbow layers arrived - now what are they??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cadeau, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Cadeau

    Cadeau Songster

    Jan 19, 2011
    My chickies are here - need some help finding out just what they are!!
    I'm too curious to wait a couple weeks for feathers!!

    Mixed in there somewhere are also 6 SLW (ordered on purpose!)

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    #1 black with silver stripes and crazy patchwork head - rose comb?(are these my Silver Laced Wyandottes??)
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    #2 silver with black stripes and crazy patchwork head - rose comb?
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    #3 Big buff chipmunk
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    #4, 5, 6 yellow with black zig zags, big buff (red star?), black with yellow belly and yellow dot on head (barred rock?)
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    # 7, 8, 9
    big yellow (got 11 of these - I think the bingo dot means "girl"??), little lav americauna bantam x cochin (feathered legs) I hatched, brown w/ white and dark brown stripes chipmunk
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    #10 turken - got 2 buff and 1 yellow!
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    #11 polish (buff) and turken
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  2. ghulst

    ghulst Songster

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    1 and 2 are SLW's
     
  3. Cadeau

    Cadeau Songster

    Jan 19, 2011
    Thanks! Now what are the rest??
    I'm having fun searching the internet, but I bet you guys are better at this than I am!
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    1 and 2 are SLW's. #3 looks like a production red. #6 could be a BR, but I'd have to see a better picture of the headspot.
     
  5. Cadeau

    Cadeau Songster

    Jan 19, 2011
    Thanks! The dot is a barely there yellow smudge.

    Also - the yellow chicks - they have a purple bingo dot on their head (not their feathers) - I *think* that means "girl"??
    B/c I got 10 with a dot and 4 without a dot.

    They're the heaviest, other than the black w/ dot, and turken
    Does that help at all?
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    I don't know what the dot means, some way for the hatchery to identify them. Yellow chicks are a bit trickier because there's so many breeds that hatch yellow chicks. Most likely would be buff Orps or white leghorns.
     
  7. Cadeau

    Cadeau Songster

    Jan 19, 2011
    Also - the dot on the black chicks is a barely there yellow smudge.
     
  8. critterranch

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    hey did you order rainbow layers or ornamantel layers?
     
  9. Cadeau

    Cadeau Songster

    Jan 19, 2011
    rainbow layers!

    CLICK to ENLARGE the pics! I'm going to try to attach them to my post, so it's easier for everyone to see!
    Sorry guys!
     
  10. Cadeau

    Cadeau Songster

    Jan 19, 2011
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    Let's see if this works!
    Ugh - darn WebShots....anyone have any ideas how to make these easier for you to view?
     
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