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Obviously not a Speckled Sussex like she was supposed to be...any ideas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lady wrangler, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. Lady wrangler

    Lady wrangler In the Brooder

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    I got two Speckled Sussex about 9 weeks ago, and one of them looks like this. Anyone out there have some ideas on what type of chicken this sweet little lady is?
     

  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Where did you get your chicks from? She definitely isn't a Speckled Sussex, but she doesn't look like any other pure breed I know of, either. Could be a mix.
     
  3. Lady wrangler

    Lady wrangler In the Brooder

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    From our local feed store...maybe one of the infamous 'barnyard mixes' I've heard about?
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Looks a lot like just a random mix to me. The closest she comes to is a Black Sex-Link, but they usually have more black and darker legs.
     
  5. Lady wrangler

    Lady wrangler In the Brooder

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    Thank you for your reply. The bright yellow legs and feet turned that color a couple weeks ago. When she was a baby chick she looked like a dust version of her speckled Sussex sister.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    She definitely looks like a mixed breed.
     

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