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Questioning breed of 2 chixks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ambergds, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. ambergds

    ambergds Out Of The Brooder

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    The first chick was sold to me as a black copper maran but does not look like her sister or any images of the breed I can find. Thoughts?

    The second two pictures, this chick was sold to me as a silver laced wyendottes and also looks nothing like her sister or any image of the breed I can find.

    If you have any idea what breads they are or if maybe they are just not pure bread let me know. Should I confront the hatchery that sold them to me? Thanks
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hmm, #1 could be a Black sex-link (not sure though) then #2 looks like a Gold laced Wyandotte. Need better pictures to be sure though. Is the Silver laced Wyandotte in any of the pictures?
     
  3. ambergds

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    Thanks for looking! I'll get some better pictures when I get back from vacation.
     
  4. ambergds

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    I don't know if you can tell but number 1 does have feathered feet.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Then the first one maybe a Maran [​IMG].
     
  6. ambergds

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    I got a little better pictures this morning of those two chicks. They both have a lot of gold in their wing feathers which doesn't seem right for the breeds. If anyone could let me know what they think, I would really appreciate it! Also if you can identify any cocks that would be helpful. They are all supposed to be pulletts.
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    Black copper maran. Does have feathered feet but a lot of gold in the ends of the wing feathers.
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    Silver laced wyendotte. Those stripes in wing feathers are very gold. The picture doesn't show the color well.
     
  7. ambergds

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    Anyone have any ideas? I can get better pictures if needed?
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You'll likely have to wait until they're fully feathered.
    the first bird could be a bcm who had parents that carried recessive Wheaten, that can make these brownish looking chicks.
     
  9. drumstick diva

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    that may be what happened
     
  10. ambergds

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    That's very helpful thanks! I will see how she feathers out and then decide if I want to keep her. I'm learning if you want purebred you have to be really picky who you buy from. I will never buy from this hatchery again! If anyone in Utah wants to know who it is, im happy to share. I have emailed the hatchery and I'll see what they say.
    Thanks for your help! I was starting to wonder if she was a he since the coloring was so different.
     

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