Was wondering what species my new check is

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by schoony126, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. schoony126

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    I was wondering if anybody can tell me what type of exotic check this is. It was included with my order from Murray McMurray hatchery.
     
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    The species is Gallus domesticus (chicken). [​IMG]

    Is it a full size chick? they only carry Brahma, Cochin, Faverolle, Marans, and Langshans for full size feather footed varieties. My guess is maybe a silver laced Cochin, but I'm not 100% sure.
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say Silver Laced Cochin, too.
     
  4. schoony126

    schoony126 New Egg

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    I honestly don't know if it's a full-size we just got the checks in the mail yesterday
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think they only send full size birds as the freebie. So, probably a Cochin.
     
  6. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I think so, too, and they only list big breeds under their rare/exotic heading... though Marans are the only feather footed included there. [​IMG]
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    But MMM only has clean legged cuckoo Marans, so they don't even count [​IMG].

    I'm still going Cochin. It's going to be a beauty when mature, they're so striking.
     
  8. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I know, right? And their EEs ("Ameraucana/Araucana") don't even have muffs [​IMG] Our feed store gets their chicks from them and when my two EEs grew up with clean faces I was so disappointed. They do both lay blue, though (the person I sold them to sent pics).

    Cochins are [​IMG] though I do prefer bantams.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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