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Need help IDing "Mystery chick"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mystery Chick, May 22, 2008.

  1. Mystery Chick

    Mystery Chick In the Brooder

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    Hi, I was wondering if someone could help me figure out what kind of chick my "mystery chick" is? I ordered some chicks from McMurray Hatchery that inculed a free exotic rare breed "mystery" chick. I have narrowed it down to two possible chicks, one of which is a female white orpington.

    Here is a picture of the one I think is the white orpington-
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    Here is the one I think is the "mystery" chick-
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    Anyone know what it is?
     
  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Hey Mystery [​IMG] and congrats on being the newest member! Sorry, rare breeds aren't my thing- anyone else?
     
  3. Mystery Chick

    Mystery Chick In the Brooder

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    Hi Envirogirl11! Thank's for the welcome! I should also mentione that they are drty from standing under the perches, and neither one has any brown or yellow coloring:p
    Just white and grey, with blue/grey tinted legs. The chick in the second pic has longer wings and tail feathers, and the first one is more compact (thicker body) and more grey coloring [​IMG]
     
  4. Mystery Chick

    Mystery Chick In the Brooder

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    Any ideas anyone? Someone said they thought it might be a different colored phoenix, maybe a blue duckwing phoenix, or a white phoenix?
     
  5. GloriaH

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    I think the white orp would be the lighter of the two. They sure are cute!...Gloria
     
  6. Mystery Chick

    Mystery Chick In the Brooder

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    Any more guesses about my mystery chick? Please!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Look at the feathersite.com and look at the adults along w/chicks, look at and read about leg and bottom of feet coloring. I just spend a half hour to figure my 10 from the school hatch are most likely all three types of EE (easter eggers, araucana, ameraucana) while 6 are black and 4 are red.

    Look at the links posted for further identification from the breed pic/info from the feathersite, too.
     
  8. Mystery Chick

    Mystery Chick In the Brooder

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    Ok, I will check out that site! Thanks [​IMG]
     
  9. Mystery Chick

    Mystery Chick In the Brooder

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    look at and read about leg and bottom of feet coloring.

    I couldn't find that info, do you have a link?​
     

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