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Mystery chick - possible Barnevelder?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by daproper, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. daproper

    daproper Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a mystery chick - only 1 to survive the shipment. Three weeks old today. Any ideas?

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    Last edited: Mar 23, 2011
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I dunno, mine were darker.

    Mine aren't grown out that much yet, but this is what my barnevelders looked like after they hatched.

    Ignore the mottled java's in the pic:

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  3. daproper

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    Looks alot like this one. Here are pics from the day we got them.

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  4. kcaywood

    kcaywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be a Dark Cornish? Pictures of my 1 1/2 week old Dark Cornish below:

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  5. daproper

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    [I don't think so. Mine has vertical stripes down the wings and yours are horizontal. Cute chicks though.
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has the wrong kind of comb for a Cornish or Wyandotte. What kind of chicks did you order in the shipment? Brown Leghorns are pretty common single combed hatchery birds. Welsummer would also be a possibility.
     
  7. bethandjoeync

    bethandjoeync Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what about a partridge rock?
     
  8. daproper

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    We ordered 2 Black Jersey Giants, 2 EE's, 1 Delaware and 1 Barnevelder. My first thought was EE but two who didn't make it had grayish green legs and this one does not. Doesn't mean they didn't drop something else in the box and just not tell me.
     

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