Need Specklehens/Others Profes. Opinion

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Heidi, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    OK - this is one of the orpingtons that I hatched. I had originally thought it was black, but now I'm thinking it's a splash. What do you think? Oh, tell me it's a pullet too. [​IMG]
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  2. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    That's a black [​IMG]

    A lot of times black breeds will start out with white wing feathers, even sometimes white on feet feathers (in breeds like cochins) the white will disappear when they molt.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    It's definitely black. Splashes are almost white/silver when they fluff out after hatching. Don't know about the pullet part, though, LOL. Good looking baby!
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I don't know if it's the camera angle or not, but that baby has some sturdy looking legs there!!
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is one good looking black orp chick! I have no clue as to what sex it might be.
     
  6. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    OK - black. I'm happy with that. Yes, he/she has sturdy legs. He/she is also my biggest baby when picked up. It's really comical since the small ameraucanas hardly make a sound. Thanks for all the imput.
     
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