Unknown breed 1 week and 5 day old hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by silkiechickens8, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. silkiechickens8

    silkiechickens8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have an idea of what breed she is?
     
  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    With that feathering I am thinking it might be a male. But, still very early days, and I can't see the comb in that pic.

    To ID this chick you need to know how many toes it has, whether it has fluff on the feet/legs, and any other details you can find.

    And despite whatever traits you can see, it may well be a mutt.

    I'm no expert on breeds, preferring mutts myself, but here are a few pages which very handily show pics of the chicks of breeds as well as the mature males and females.

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  3. silkiechickens8

    silkiechickens8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might be able to see the comb here. Thanks though! I got her from my local feed store but I forgot what breed she was. You think she might be a roo? Well either I'll still keep her. She (or he) has such a funny personality!
     
  4. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Lucky chook for its gender to not matter. :) They can be quite interesting little pets for sure.

    The comb isn't looking conclusive at all, still fairly early. Some show by now, some don't.

    I am still thinking possible male, but time will tell.

    Best wishes.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It might be a Partridge Plymouth Rock. I don't see any obvious male traits yet, but it is too young to be sure.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

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    Looks like a possible Partridge Rock to me.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The coloring is certainly right for a Partridge Rock (although I can't really see its leg color in the pic), but it's too young to sex with any real degree of accuracy. I would suggest posting its pic again in about 5 weeks. By then, both its breed and its gender should be obvious.
     
  8. silkiechickens8

    silkiechickens8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Here is what she (or he) looks like now. Sorry not the best pictures (my little brother was holding her while I took the picture).
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's an Easter Egger pullet. That pea comb and those greenish legs are a dead giveaway.
     
  10. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking a bit much comb for a female that age, so still thinking male. Also the shoulders are still bare, none of my pullets of any type have ever had bare shoulders at that age.

    Best wishes.
     

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