Mystery Chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tomingreeneco, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. tomingreeneco

    tomingreeneco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased 8 keets from Ideal poultry and they sent me 4 chicks extra for added warmth in the container.
    Does anyone out there know what they are? I contacted Ideal, but they could not help.
    Thanks!
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  2. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No way. To young to tell. Just wait it out.
     
  3. littlemissjellyfish

    littlemissjellyfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My "Easter Eggers" look just like your mystery chick. Of course I'm brand spankin' new to raising chickens so what do I know! *chuckle*
     
  4. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No Easter Egger, they almost have to have muffs. And I don`t see any.
     
  5. 4biddies

    4biddies Out Of The Brooder

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    Most definitely a Speckled Sussex...a good laying bird.
     
  6. 7&8

    7&8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This chick looks exactly like my Easter Eggers did. Check out the chick pictures [http://www.mypetchicken.com/catalog/Day-Old-Baby-Chicks/Easter-Egger-p246.aspx][/url] - sorry, I can't figure out if there's a way to hotlink, so you'd have to copy & paste link. Mouse over & click on individual pictures for larger version.

    There are EE's, and there are Ameracaunas/ Auracanas. The photos I've seen of true Ameraucanas & Auracanas, they have muffs; "EE's" don't necessarily. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  7. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    this chick has a single comb, so i believe that rules out easter eggers, i got with the sussex too
     
  8. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. momofspoiledchicks

    momofspoiledchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I am no expert, but this looks just like my Welsummer chicks!
     
  10. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote Welsummer b/c of the V on the head. Pullet.
     

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