Too many breeds in the incubator

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by schikensue, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. schikensue

    schikensue Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Rookie mistake: I put 6 eggs each of OE, EE, Buff Orpington, Andalusian, BC Maran and Ameraucana in the incubator. Then they hatched and I have no clue who is who bc of the mix breeds. Any help would be appreciated so I can sell these Roos. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The Andalusians have white earlobes and blue legs. The cockerel with yellow legs looks like a Blue Copper Marans, but with the wrong color legs. Marans are supposed to have white legs. He is probably from an Olive Egger breeding.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     
  4. schikensue

    schikensue Out Of The Brooder

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    The bottom Roo by himself actually has black legs with feathering down the outside, and his back and tail are black with green sheen, with dark copper head (He's gorgeous but doesn't photograph well). Ideas?
     
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  5. schikensue

    schikensue Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe this photo will show him better?
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  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    What color are the bottoms of his feet? Marans should have white/grey.
     
  7. schikensue

    schikensue Out Of The Brooder

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    Ha! I never thought to look! I'll check tonight. Just the bottoms? Thanks so much Junebuggena
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The bottoms of the feet is one of the easiest places to check skin color, if a darker 'wash' on the legs is hiding skin color.
     
  9. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote FCBM! If you look at the photo you can see the ash grey legs and the nice feathering on the outside of the legs.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     

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