Please help us ID these chicks!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by foolonthehill, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. foolonthehill

    foolonthehill New Egg

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    I brought home some new chicks from the school I work at. I've only had RIRs, so these new little ones are a mystery to us. My daughter is dying to find out what breeds they are. Any help is appreciated! Thanks![​IMG]
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Are they suppose to be purebred? I'm thinking they might be mixes. I see maybe an Easter egger, and a polish, but I think they mostly look like cross breeds.
     
  3. foolonthehill

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    I highly doubt it. The lady at the Texas A&M Ag Extension office got them for us for free, so I'm sure they're mixed to some degree. I was thinking the top right looked like a polish and the bottom middle/far right looked like Easter Eggers?
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I also see some potential Wyandotte mix in the bottom left. They will certainly be all unique.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    How many toes does the one in the upper right have on each foot? It could be a Polish or Polish Mix, or a Houdan (if it has five toes on each foot). I'm not sure about the others; they're probably mixes.
     
  6. foolonthehill

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    They are all very cute and unique. Coming from only having RIRs, our kids are very excited to see what they look like when they were older! Thanks for the help guys!
     
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  7. foolonthehill

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    Yes. 5 toes in each foot. The yellow chick (upper middle) also has 5 toes.
     

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