Polish experts - chick color?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SunHwaKwon, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Crowing

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    I thought I had a buff laced chick since that's the only light down polish that Ideal carries.

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    Three weeks later s/he looks like this.

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    Right now the feathers have white tips followed by black then reddish coming in.

    Any guesses?
     
  2. JK Farms

    JK Farms In the Brooder

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  3. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Songster

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    Yes, I would have thought buff laced too. Definitely not, though. Looks very pretty!
     
  4. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Crowing

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    I thought so too, but Ideal doesn't carry that variety and the down wasn't the right color :/ It would be cool if a Tolbunt egg got mixed in with the eggs from one of their breeders' farms, though! I usually don't keep any crested chicks but I'm hanging onto this one at least until I can see what color it is.
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    I got some from Ideal in Feb this year that looked exactly the same. They ended up being Red Crested Reds after their first molt. Some had some off colored leakage as well.
     
  6. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Crowing

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    Thank you. I was wondering if white crested red or red red might be it but the extra colors threw me off lol
     

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