Mystery Chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BigECarter, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. BigECarter

    BigECarter Songster

    May 8, 2012
    Mississippi Gulf Coast
    I ordered three EE's from Murray McMurray but I only got two with the chipmunk coloring. There were an extra white chick and a blue chick (no blue breeds ordered). So either the extra white or the blue was the third EE. I gave half the chicks away, including the blue. The white chick was lighter in color than the deleware, and it has green legs. She/he has a smooth face and I believe a rose comb (new at this).

    Is she my missing EE or is she the extra rare breed chick that came with my order? The Delaware is on the left, mystery chick is on the right.


  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    McMurray does have solid white EEs, so she could very well be one with the green legs, even with not having cheek puffs. The comb should be a peacomb, but could be a modified one depending on what they are crossing them with. I would guess the blue chick was your extra chick.
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  3. OzarkCountryGirl

    OzarkCountryGirl Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Ozark Highlands
    IMHO, the white chick with the green legs is your EE. I can't tell for sure, but it looks as if she may have somewhat of a pea comb, though vs an actual rose comb. Which would be good, because like Kelsie said, that's what the comb should be.
    Regardless, she's pretty. [​IMG]
  4. BigECarter

    BigECarter Songster

    May 8, 2012
    Mississippi Gulf Coast
    Thanks! She has a nice personality - laid back. They've been a lot of fun. 5 weeks old, so they are outgrowing the crate. They get to join my two hens/rooster this weekend. Crossing my fingers that none are cockerels, and hoping for the best with the Marek's vaccine.

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