Mystery Horstman Chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 0wen, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. 0wen

    0wen Songster

    Mar 25, 2016
    Southwest Virginia
    I ordered a dozen barred rock bantams from Dick Horstman this spring - shipment had an extra chick. Chicks are about 4 weeks old.

    Dark legs - starting to develop a crest of some sort. Anyone have any ideas on breed/gender? 2nd from left in first couple of photos, middle in the 3rd.

    Also, since they're in the photo - I'm seeing 2 pullets and a cockerel from the barred rocks n the 1st 2 photos and a pullet/cockerel in the 2nd?



    Last edited: Jun 5, 2016
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    I'd say its a Polish cross of some kind. Horstman's also raise polish. So they could have thrown in a cross bred to get rid of it or thrown it in by accident.

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