Two unknown chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cbascom, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. cbascom

    cbascom In the Brooder

    Mar 4, 2012
    Phelan, Calif.
    These are the last chicks of my order that I can't identify. One of them is the "free exotic" and the other should be one of my "assorted heavies". Possibilities for that one include dark cornish, partridge rock and sussex. ( those are the possible breeds that have striped chicks). They are both striped, but the bigger one has more feathering in.

    The chick in the first photo is significantly smaller than all the others. Not really shorter, but lighter.


  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    SE Michigan
    The bottom one is a Speckled Sussex
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I agree, the bottom one is the SS, due to those light colored legs.
    No idea on the top bird, sorry.
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing

    Mar 19, 2011
    NW Oregon
    x3 Bottom one is definitely a Speckled Sussex.

    Top one...not sure either...I think it will be your exotic...check their website to see what they have in that line. It looks like it will be getting a comb type other than a single comb...either a rose or no little straight bumps (compare the SS to see what I mean).

    Could be a Sicilian Buttercup...IF it has the beginnings of a buttercup comp. Hard to tell as doesn't fit profile exactly of typical chicks and I'm not an expert on the exotics.

    Lady of McCamley

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