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Ugly duckling....MYSTERY CHICK???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by heckelfish, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. heckelfish

    heckelfish Out Of The Brooder

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    4 weeks old, we have only our list from MMcMurry Hatchery to go by, and all your BYC expert advice and pictures to guess what our 26 chicks are. We are pretty sure we have a roo here, but no clue as to what breed. We were waiting to see if the comb would become more cupped...if it could be a Buttercup. It is the only chick out of our order that is growing waddles under the beek. The feathers are a pure black with a rich burnt sienna brown. We think he will be a beauitful "swan" what ever he is, from this ugly ducking he is now. [​IMG] Any ideas?

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  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    some kind of game bird
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree HE is gamefowl. Specific breed, I don't know.
     
  4. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bantam or standard??

    Could be a Modern game bantam
     
  5. heckelfish

    heckelfish Out Of The Brooder

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    standard
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    he looks like some gold laced wyandttoes (sp) chicks I have seen (color and comb match). does he always stand like that?
     
  7. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Gold Laced Wyandotte cockerel
     
  8. Lots A Cluckin

    Lots A Cluckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does he always stand straight up like that? if so i say Modern game
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2012
  9. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Modern Games don't have rose combs. I think he's just stretching.
     
  10. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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    Gold Laced Wayndotte cockerel, no doubt.
     

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