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Mystery chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MOChickenz, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got some hatchery chicks in an assortment. A few of them are white with black splotches and booted feet. Some sort of Cochin? Any idea on final color?
     
  2. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What colour leg and how many toes?
     
  3. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yellow legs and an extra toe
     
  4. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a Salmon Faverolle....not sure of spelling there [​IMG] They have extra toe and are creamish colored with splotches as chicks.
     
  5. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:Faverolles have white legs, not yellow, and they shouldn't be "splotchy"...Dorkings have 5 toes, but they should have white legs also...probably some kind of mix...not an uncommon occurence from a hatchery, unfortunately...

    Pics would be most helpful though!
     
  6. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Could they be silkies - silkies have the extra toe (5 total)? Splash Silkies (it the hatchery sells Blues) would be white with splotches.
     
  7. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Yes, but Silkies have black skin...ok, well they are SUPPOSED to have black skin...I do actually have one with yellow skin that I keep around just for 4H newbies and brooding babies....
     

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