New chick owner

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mom79, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. Mom79

    Mom79 Hatching

    Jan 22, 2015
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]I have 7 chicks! 1 month old
    Can anyone help with what they thing their breeds are?[​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2015
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Where did you get these chicks? They are all looking like mixes, except for perhaps the red/white bird in the last photo (but I think that its a mix too).
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing

    Mar 19, 2011
    NW Oregon
    I agree knowing where they came from could be helpful as there are some indiscrepancies with breed types.

    Right now...the first bird might be a Cuckoo Marans (mix) and looks to be a pullet.

    The 2nd bird looks to be a developing roo...possibly a Crested Legbar/Cuckoo Marans mix (if someone were attempting for Olive Eggers).

    3rd bird is like the first...probably a Cuckoo Marans (mix)

    4th bird...not sure about that one...leg color is wrong for body color...mix of something...but looks to be pullet now...however watch that one as that is quite a bit of comb

    5th bird may be a Crested Cream Legbar pullet

    6th bird is definitely a roo...might be a Production Red going through a molt phase...but that is a lot of white for just molt... it looks to be a 2nd generation RSL rooster or barnyard mix.

    But that's my guesses without knowing some background info. Overall it looks like someone's backyard breeding program with a lot of barnyard mixing.

    I like my barnyard mixes. Hybrid vigor is a good thing, and they add a lot of color to the yard....but that's not a good thing if you were paying for purebreeds.

    Lady of McCamley
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2015
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
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