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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bsherman3, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. bsherman3

    bsherman3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a group of 3 weeks old chicks that I got from a breeder. I was told that two of the were BOs. The breeder also had RIR, Dominques, and black americaunas, and I got some of those as well. Previously had BCM but had sold them all. I'm curious about both of the supposedly BO chicks. One looked like a BO but is getting dark feathers on the wings. The other looks likes BO but looks to have a rose comb. Are either actually BO? If not, are they just mixes or a different breed altogether?[​IMG]
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    #1 looks like a BO

    #2 does it have feathered legs? It is definitely not a BO though I'm not sure what breed it is. Could you get a better picture?
     
  3. MaratManor

    MaratManor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The second chick looks like my RIR when she was that age! Here's a photo! Don't know if I'm much help [​IMG]

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  4. MaratManor

    MaratManor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But I can see its head is much lighter! Could be a mix of both!
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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  6. bsherman3

    bsherman3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I didn't think #1 was anything but a BO until it started looking like it had a rose comb.

    #2 is much lighter than my other RIRs as seen in the last pic. I also thought it might be a BO and RIR mix bc the color is similar to BO with wings that look like RIR
     
  7. bsherman3

    bsherman3 Out Of The Brooder

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    No feathered legs. The legs look like the other chicks
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Does the BO in #1 have rose comb? If so it can't be a BO :(. They only have straight combs.
     
  9. bsherman3

    bsherman3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Pretty sure it's a rose comb which is why I questioned it being a BO. If not, then what could it be? Buff Wyandotte? BO, dominique mix?
     
  10. dhopper122

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    I just went through the same thing with my chicks. They are Red Rangers.
     

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