Silver Sebright chicks w/ combs - pic added

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Must Be Losing It, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. Must Be Losing It

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    They're about a month old (on the 3rd) one has no comb to speak of and is cute and chubby and quiet, the other two live on top of the food and waterer with thin orange combs. The fourth has a snappy red comb w/ the start of red wattles.

    Question of the day: I assume the 4th is definately a roo, but how far developed or red should the combs be at a month old to be a roo? Here's hoping I have 3 hens.

    I can post pics tomorrow.
     
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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I can tell tomorrow when you post pics. Sounds like 1 male 3 females.
     
  3. Must Be Losing It

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    Here is a picture showing the beaks of two sebrights, not a great picture. They weren't cooperating.

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    The other sebright has no comb at all.
     
  4. Must Be Losing It

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    This is the one I think is definately a roo.

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  5. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hate to say this, but none of those chicks are sebrights.
    Look like barred, yellow beaked and rosecombed birds like Dominiques.
     
  6. Must Be Losing It

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    That cannot be! I bought these eggs from Sundownwaterfowl. And she's known for her sebrights.

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  7. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, they don't look like any sebrights I have ever seen/bred, esspecially not with those yellow beaks(sebrights have blue/horn coloured beaks and legs).

    I did have a Golden sebrightsXBlk tailed buff Jap cross roo that looked similar to those as a chick.
     
  8. Must Be Losing It

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    I might have to cry.
     
  9. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did they look like the little silver chick in this picture when they were little?
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  10. Must Be Losing It

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    No they didn't.

    Looks like I made a booboo and they're sebright/barred cochin mixes. Oh well, just means I need to buy more eggs and will try next Spring for those gorgeous little birds.

    I have to admit, I think sebrights are some of the prettiest chickens I've ever seen.
     

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