Rainbow Dixie or Americana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lchavis, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. lchavis

    lchavis Out Of The Brooder

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    My poor little chick didn't make it. Does anybody know which kind it is? I'm thinking it's an Americana it Rainbow Dixie? Out others we got are Red Ranger, ISA BR, Silver laced & gold laced and Jersey Giants
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    I can't see the face or legs, which would be the differentiating characteristics - what color were the legs and did it have fluffy cheeks or was it's face feathered more like the other chicks?

    Meant to add -- I am so sorry for your loss.
     
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  3. nposluszny

    nposluszny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear about the chick. I have 3 Rainbow Dixie chicks - the farm manager at the store assured me that they are all pullets and she seems knows her stuff so far - and they do not look like that at all. Maybe a different strain? I got mine at Runnings, don't recall the hatchery they got them from.
     
  4. lchavis

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    Here's pictures of the face. Legs are yellow. We got them from Hoovers Hatchery & picked them up at Ag Partners...but we've only been able to identify our Jersey Giants & Silver Laced.

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  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Dixie Rainbows are a "breed" that has a lot of variation in the appearance of chicks and adults -- this bird does not have any obvious characteristics of being an Easter Egger (hatchery Ameraucana).
     
  6. lchavis

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    I'm leaning more towards a Rainbow as none of the other chicks looked the same as this one
     
  7. shoresofOK

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    Where can you get the Dixie rainbow chicks at?
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    McMurray's has them though I don't care for this hatchery personally.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Gray Farms
     
  10. shoresofOK

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    Meyers hatchery and freedom ranger hatchery has them...does anyone know anything about them?? Thanks
     

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