New chicks! What are we?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by haunani, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. haunani

    haunani Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks came in this morning, and I'm having fun figuring out which is which. The ones I've been able to easily identify are my Splash Marans, Partridge Cochin, Barred Rock, and Welsummer.

    These are the remaining 4...

    Unknown #1. I suspect this is my Swedish Flower.
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    Unknown #2. Likely my Blue Andalusian (who may actually be black).
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    Unknown #3. Probably Australorp.
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    Unknown #4. The Meyer Meal Maker, so my truly unknown. A VERY, very dark mahogany without the flash. Chest is more cream than white.
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  2. Abriana

    Abriana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, the little brown one is super cute!! Maybe Rhode Island Red??
     
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  3. haunani

    haunani Out Of The Brooder

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    that was my first thought, but in pictures they don't look nearly as dark as this little one. She's really throwing me for a loop!
     
  4. AUChickenGal

    AUChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any updated pics of the little dark chick? I'm curious to see what she turned into. I'm killing time until my Meyer order arrives in three weeks by stalking everyone else's Meal Maker threads. :pop
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    In order:
    #1 Could be Swedish Flower, never had any of those.
    #2 I agree is likely your Blue Andalusian
    #3 I think is your Australorp
    #4 Is not a RIR. It could either be a Partiridge Rock, but I'm thinking Barnevelder, especially if it has a bit of a stripe/dark patch down its back, but definitely NOT RIR.

    Cuties. Enjoy them :D
    LofMc
     
  6. haunani

    haunani Out Of The Brooder

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    I actually contacted Meyer about my little dark chick! I'm not sure why I assumed the white one was my Swedish Flower, but it looks like I had those two mixed up. They think my dark little one is my Swedish Flower and my white one is my Meal Maker (likely a White Leghorn).

    #2 did end up being my Blue Andalusian.

    #3 was the Australorp, but she didn't make it. She somehow got out of the brooder and became a snack for one of my cats. :(
     
  7. haunani

    haunani Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's a pic of her from a few days ago. She's coming in a nice partridge coloring, I think.

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  8. AUChickenGal

    AUChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the update! She's feathering in to be a very pretty girl.
     
  9. haunani

    haunani Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's another updated picture of my little Swedish Flower Hen.
     

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