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Was I dumb or DUMBER?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pgpoultry, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was sold 6 'so called' Naked Neck fertile eggs.......they must have seen me coming!

    Well 5 out of 6 were not fertile....the solo chick which hatched was NOT NN.

    So what is she? (PLEASE say it's a hen at least)...Light Sussex? MUTT....AND MALE?

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  2. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she is cute. Get in touch with the person that sold you the eggs and tell them they sold you the wrong eggs and you can prove it. You can also spread the news that that person is not to be trusted with paricular breed. Good luck.
     
  3. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any idea which other breeds the seller has? That might help you to figure out what breed or mix this one chick is. I have no idea, except that it's cute...
     
  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    It's too soon to tell whether it's male or female.

    Is the NN gene 100%? I've never had NN, but I hatched some Showgirls for the first time this year and from what I understand, I shouldn't expect 100% of chicks to hatch with the naked neck. About half my chicks hatched out with the naked neck, but the seller had Showgirls and Silkies together, so I knew I'd hatch some Silkies and some Showgirls.

    I think you should contact the seller and lay out the facts for them and see what they say. If there was an honest mistake made, I would expect them to re-send eggs.
     
  5. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The seller was very unhelpful, trying to say that I must have placed eggs in the incubator along with the ones he sent. Well, I only had the 6 from him in there, and the other 5 were infertile.

    It is a shame that a few unscrupulous people spoil things for the genuine sellers of good quality postal eggs....I've hatched 5 out of 6 very good quality Brahma chicks from eggs sent through the postal system....and they WERE what they were supposed to be.

    Asking this particular seller what other chickens he keeps is probably a waste of time as he is clearly not a truthful person.

    Sandie
     
  6. Mandalina

    Mandalina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Savannah,MO
    darn, sorry you didnt get a turken! Very cute chickie though, no idea on breed.
     
  7. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    Quote:Did you pay via paypal? You may be able to file a dispute and get reimbursed.
     
  8. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, that's a thought Southernbelle.

    I am generally no the complaining type, and have had 0 hatch from 12 , blaming the postal service, but here I have a chick that is clearly not what it is supposed to be. The little beggar has, of course, wormed its way into everyones' heart and is being spoilt rotten, so we will keep it anyway. But I will pursue the seller by Paypal. Thank You,

    Sandie
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Sounds like you're wasting your time with the seller. What a pain.

    Whatever the chick is (obviously not a NN) it sure is a cutie!
     
  10. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    Looks like a White Orpington to me.
     

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