Sold as a Blue Andalusian, but looks like a Barred Rock - what breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chick Fest, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. Chick Fest

    Chick Fest In the Brooder

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    Hi - I bought this chick yesterday - sold as a 7 day old Blue Andalusian. It looks just like my Barred Rock chick that I raised last spring. Thoughts? Thank you!

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  2. GingerJane

    GingerJane Chirping

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    Chickens at this age can look a lot alike haha! Do not be shocked in a couple weeks he/she will start looking alot different. Could be a Blue Andalusian, looks like it to me. If I were you, I would type into google images "Blue Andalusian chicks" and you can see if it is!
     
  3. Chick Fest

    Chick Fest In the Brooder

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    Thanks! Yep, I already Googled images and that made me more suspect that it wasn't a BA. The barring seems more distinct on mine than any pics of BAs that I found. But, maybe there's still hope!
     
  4. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Songster

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    Chicks do change a lot as they grow... But your chick is definitely barred. It's definitely not a blue Andalusian. I'm sorry that it's not what you wanted but hopefully you'll still get lots of eggs. :)
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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  6. BusyBearMama

    BusyBearMama Songster

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    I agree, looks like a br
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Not an Andalusian at all, that chick is a barred Rock.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Barred Plymouth Rock.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    It is a Barred Rock; definitely not a Blue Andalusian.
     

  10. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Agreed.
     

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