Speckled Sussex - NO??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amyw1966, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. amyw1966

    amyw1966 Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased this one and told it was a speckled sussex. She looked like it when she was a baby, but now looks like a brown leghorn or an americauna. Anybody have an idea? She ?? and the one I questioned as a speckled sussex I have seen getting their neck feathers up and challenging each other. Thank you.
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  2. bustermommy

    bustermommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an EE that looks a lot like her.
     
  3. amyw1966

    amyw1966 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats what I was thinking. I have a friend who got 2 that look just like her too. At least it is a hen.
     
  4. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    It has the wrong comb to be an Easter Egger, well technically it doesn't as there is no standard for EEs so they can have any comb under the sun, but typically they have pea combs.

    I'd say that's a Brown Leghorn or a Patridge Rock. Are it's ear lobes white or red?

    ETA: It might even be a Welsummer... what color egg did it hatch from?
     
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  5. amyw1966

    amyw1966 Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure what color egg she hatched from, but she looks exactly like a Welsummer when I looked one up.

    Thank you.
     
  6. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I think it's a Welsummer - check her earlobes. If they are red, she's a Welsummer. SS and WEL chicks do look a lot alike (both little chipmunks), so the seller probably made an honest mistake.
     
  7. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    That little hen is the spitting image of our old welsummer pullet, Martha. God rest her li'l chicken soul. [​IMG]
     
  8. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welsummer. Wel and SS chicks look a lot alike.
     
  9. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a Welsummer! She'll lay nice large dark brown speckled eggs! Very pretty!
     
  10. Mark & Nique

    Mark & Nique Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a SS.
     

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