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Mystery Chick.....Help me figure this one out!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hen Daddy, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. Hen Daddy

    Hen Daddy Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, we got a bunch of chicks a couple weeks ago from a feed store. 2 of which were supposed to be black sex links. They are now 3 weeks old. 1 of the birds looks like a BSL, has started to get its golden feathers in and has a black comb. The other birdie, has all black feathers with a yellow comb. We have no clue what the latter bird is...

    Here is the BSL:
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    And here is the mystery bird:
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    I know its kinda hard to see, but the first one has golden specks thru-out its body, and the second one does not.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    They could both be black sex links. Some have more red than others, so the all black one will likely start to develop red in a few weeks.
     
  3. Hen Daddy

    Hen Daddy Out Of The Brooder

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    even with a yellow comb, when the obvious one has a black comb? [​IMG]
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Yes, their combs will both eventually turn red.
     

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