Mystery Mutt

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ewokeater86, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. ewokeater86

    ewokeater86 New Egg

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    We had a friend buy a rooster at the flea market and we ended up taking home one fertilized egg that hatched. Trying to figure out what the little peep is going to end up looking like - it's definitely a mutt but would love if we could figure out what the dad is and what the chick will end up looking like.


    Here's the roo

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    The mom was a Speckled Sussex and here's the little mutt as a hatchling.

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    At about a week to two weeks

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    And here at 3.5 weeks.

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    Any ideas?
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That chick is going to be a silver partridge type coloring. It may end up looking similar in coloring to a Dark Brahma or Silver Penciled Rock. Given the amount of patterning on the chest, and the lack of silver patches of the shoulder area, the chick is likely a pullet.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The rooster is likely has some Silkie in his make-up.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    beautiful chick - hope it stays a pullet
     
  5. ewokeater86

    ewokeater86 New Egg

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    I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees pullet looking at her! Haha
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dad is defiantly a silkie cross.
    I've had/seen several Speckled Sussex crosses and all of them have had some red in their chest in the end.
     
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