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Please help me determine breed and sex of my new Bantam chicks born 4/7/16

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by krisk1, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. krisk1

    krisk1 Out Of The Brooder

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    What breed is the big chick (Big Bertha) and do you think she is a pullet? She is 3 weeks old and was selected out of batch of 'variety of bantam chicks' with no breed information.


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  2. QueenMisha

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    Looks like a Mille Fleur d'Uccle, a probable Silver Duckwing OEGB, and a Bearded Polish. Given the Polish' size, I'm inclined to think it may a standard, not a bantam.

    It's way too young to tell gender with any kind of certainty, or even really to guess. I will note that the Silver Duckwing color is sexable pretty early based on breast plumage, and from what I can see the OEGB chick so far appears to be developing a salmon colored (female) breast.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha
     
  4. krisk1

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    Thanks so much... I am thinking the same thing about Big Bertha but time will tell. The other two chicks love her because they fit under her wings and she keeps them warm... I have two other posts (threads) that I have posted for the other two chicks. This one was for Big Bertha and I agree she looks like a Polish (a big Polish girl...) and we are hoping for a girl...
     
  5. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh!! I love her! She is the cutest! [​IMG]
     
  6. Kaitlynn679

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    So cute :)
     
  7. krisk1

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    She is the sweetest too... She loves to hang out with her people and dog!
     
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    Big Bertha is growing up. She is now 5 weeks old and we really think she is a Polish Golden Lace Bantam and we are hoping she is a she... What do you all think?
     

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