mystery chick...again!LOL!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by artsyrobin, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    little one was given to me by TSC, they figured she may not make it- so i put her in with my BO chicks who are a little older- what is she?

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  2. gettinaclue

    gettinaclue Songster

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    White orpington maybe?
     
  3. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    i hope so- they had buff orpintons there- so maybe she snuck in?
     
  4. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Songster

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    She looks like my Tetra Tints that I got from Tractor Supply..
     
  5. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Looks like my Leghorns that I got from TSC last year. My store didn't have the Tetra Tints. [​IMG]
     
  6. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Songster

    what is a "tetra tint?" A hi-bred? looks like a white rock or broiler maybe?
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Thats a rock X cornish, just by the size younger than your BO and larger , thats the give away, white leghorn would be alot smaller.

    just look at those large legs and big breast
     
  8. rocky41102

    rocky41102 In the Brooder

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    Looks like the one I got last week but I think mine were the tetra tint hybrids. I was also told they could be leghorns or cornish x by fellow BYC'ers, but the store workers didn't know for sure. They were just marked pullets in the bin they came from. They are still smaller than the Easter Eggers I got so that's why I'm leaning toward tetra tint. They also don't eat too often and hop around quite a bit.
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Hmmm, sure looks like it could be a CX, which confuses me. Our feed store (Atwoods, which is very similiar to a TSC) doesn't sell CXs in the same bins as the layer chicks.

    If she is a CX, she'll need special handling. It will be difficult to restrict her feed if you are raising her in the same brooder with your layers. The only thing I can suggest is that you keep her as active as possible. Get her outside and moving around, foraging for her food asap.

    Good luck with her. She's a cutie! [​IMG]
     
  10. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Songster

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    Quote:I think so too.
     

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