Name that chicken!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by CaptMom, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. CaptMom

    CaptMom Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered 25 chicks which came in today. They were supposed to be 5 each of Australorps, easter eggers, wyandottes, california whites and Speckled Sussex. Due to low hatches i was told they substituted my sussex for rainbows. I looks to me like they just added 1 more of each of the other 4 varieties, with the exception of 1 chick. I have no idea what breed it may be. Any guesses? The one that looks like a leopard. [​IMG]
     
  2. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure I will be much help. At first it kind of looked like a buff silkie, with the color and the beard, but the color isn't quite right, and it doesn't seem to have a crest and the legs are the wrong color. I would look on the website for bearded breeds. What hatchery did you order from?
     
  3. CaptMom

    CaptMom Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered from eFowl. I was thinking maybe an extra California white, but i think she has way too much black for that.
     
  4. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its the one right in front right? that's buff with the black on it? Yeah, I don't think it's a california white. I got two california whites as chicks 2 years ago, and had them until a few months ago. I think they both died from worms(maybe?). Plus california whites don't have beards. It has a beard right? Can you take a better picture of it's face? I'll look at the website.
     
  5. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to ask. Is it a bantam, or large fowl?
     
  6. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the feet aren't dark, but it could be an easter egger that just has a different pattern. I couldn't find anything other than that on the website. Its the only breed that has a beard and muffs, clean legs, and is a bantam. It also seems to have a comb other than a single(straight) comb. I'm guessing it's a bantam but I'm not sure. I guess you might just have to wait for it to feather out. Keep us(or just me at the moment lol) posted if you find out anything else :)
     
  7. CaptMom

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    It "should" be a large fowl. This is only my second time having chicks, so im still pretty new. I have a 2nd im not 100% sure about and its just a light, sort of, rust orange. It may be that yhey are both, indeed, rainbow chickens, which from what ive read is basically a mutt. This would explain the random pattern. Regardless, she is currently the family favorite! Picture 3 is an Easter egger and the 2 chicks in question. [​IMG]

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  8. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah...sorry I couldn't be more help. I'm not an expert in any respect. I just got chickens 2 years ago. The red one could be any red chicken. You may have to just wait until they feather out. Sorry. I hope someone with more knowledge can help you better :)
     
  9. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The spotted one looks like a golden campine but they don't have beards.
     
  10. freedom chick

    freedom chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    how did it turn out?

    Did you identify your mystery chick??


    Jenn
     

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