This is my 16 week old mystery chick I got from McMurray Hatchery last November

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChasSquirrel, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. ChasSquirrel

    ChasSquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have looked at every single breed that McMurray sells and I can't figure it out. I had pictures of him when he was a baby but had to redo my computer and those pictures didn't get backed up like they were supposed to. He looks like a RIR or PR but he didn't look like them when he was young. He was kinda mottled black chick with dark legs. He is quite large as well. Bigger than the Red Stars he came with.

    Any ideas?
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  2. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    he looks like one of their new hampshire reds.
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a New Hampshire jumped the fence to be with some mystery hen [​IMG]
     
  4. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    X 2 Looks like that to me too.
     
  5. ChasSquirrel

    ChasSquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He can't be a New Hampshire Red. This chick was black with a little bit of white on chest and rump. He also had blackish legs and feet. The New Hampshire Red is a yellowish and rust when hatched. This is supposed to be one of McMurray's 'rare/exotic' varieties.
     
  6. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Can't be a BCM, no feathered feet. And Welsummers dont have black chicks. Hmmmmm
     
  7. Panth

    Panth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks kinda like a Wynadotte shaped body....
     
  8. ChasSquirrel

    ChasSquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is definitely a mystery...

    Anyone else?
     
  9. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he does show a wyandotte or maybe a rock body. But if he has to be a particular breed, there really isn't anything but a New Hampshire for it to be. The only other option is a production red and he just doesn't have the body for that.
     
  10. ChasSquirrel

    ChasSquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He didn't look anything like a New Hamphire red chick though. ????
     

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