PLEASE Clear Up The "Chipmunk" Chick Confusion PIC HEAVY

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GiddyMoon, May 11, 2011.

  1. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brown Leghorns, Welsummers, Speckled Sussex, and what else ...all look like brown chipmunks.

    How do you tell them a part??

    Please tell me what to look for, leg colors, feather patterns, etc...show me pics of tiny chipmunks and what they turn into

    I have 4 chicks that look this way and I need to know what they are before I sell off the ones I don't want.

    Thank you

    Here are pictures of our chipmunks...I have to use my phone so not the best quality, but you can see them

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    Two on the right, left looks like an EE to me

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  2. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE's can also be chipmunk colored.
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, EE's too! Can you post pictures?? EE's generally have green legs and possibly fluffy cheeks!
     
  4. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE's started with yellow legs. and then started to darken as they got older.
     
  5. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are a week old and in the big brooder in the garage..catching them is like trying to win a Gold Medal [​IMG] They are by far some of the largest chicks we have..legs look pinkish to orange...


    We actually have 6 different chipmunky chicks, but two are a tad different and probably EEs..but the others all have STRONG deep reddish brown strips down their backs with a white outline strip and their wing feathers are starting to come in a blue grey.

    Here is a picture taken a few days ago & THESE are the chicks in question. I have 4 that look just like this one.

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    This one I am guessing is an EE


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    And this is when they first came in..if this helps any.


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    I just would really like to know what it is I should look for that will tell me what they are..
     
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  6. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of my brown leghorn chicks
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    Here is a picture of my 2 EE chicks hopefully this might help some
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  7. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, I know the EEs from the others...do you think that one chick up top I posted is a brown leghorn? If someone gives me a definite yes, then I know I have 4 of them and can sell off 3.
     
  8. suzeqf

    suzeqf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my banty roo looked like a chimpunk too he looked just like GiddyMoons did
     
  9. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say that the 1st chick is a brown leghorn.
     
  10. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:As soon as we opened the box my 14 year old son said..look at all the brown leghorns! Then I started seeing picture after picture of the same chicks..but they weren't brown leghorns...enough to make me batty. [​IMG]
     

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