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Rooster or Hen. Name and Breed Suggestions?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by babychickfarmer, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. Ok so I am pretty positive that this chick is a mister...any ideas on what to name him, or even the breed? He is a couple weeks old.

    *Here he is..
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    *and this is why I am pretty sure he is a he. See the little red wattles already...
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    *and another photo of his coloring for breed info..
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    Here is a photo of the other chick, that I am thinkin is a girl. She doesn't have a name and I don't know what breed..any ideas?? Names??
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  2. c.wilson

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    They both look like roos to me. I don't have any ideas on names or breeds. I have never been good with names or breeds. But they definently both looks like roos to me.
     
  3. coffeemama

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    Um cochin roo and seabright roo? Just guesses.
     
  4. fullhouse

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    I don't think it's a cochin, because cochin feathers cover the middle toe.
     
  5. well the women from the feed store (doesn't know anything about the breeder) said that they might be silkie cochins, but wasn't sure..
     
  6. fullhouse

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    They don't look like silkies either. They (silkies) have poofy heads, black skin and different feathers.
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2008
  7. coffeemama

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    Quote:They don't always, no. If it is from poor breeding stock, which many hatcheries are, it may have minimal feathering. I have had hatchery cochin chicks with no feathering to the toe.
     
  8. i was thinkin maybe they had Mille Fleur in them, just because the speckles and the furry feet.
     
  9. fullhouse

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    No matter what they are, they are cute [​IMG]
     

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