What are we?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SunAngel, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I got these two chicks (now 5 weeks old) in a box with other chicks at an auction. I am wondering if anyone can help tell me what they are?

    I thought this one was an EE, but it has slate blue/gray legs, not yellow green. I am hoping its a girl, she has a very small single comb yet.
    At 3 weeks...
    At 5 weeks...

    This one, people thought she was a Black Sex Link when I first posted her pics. Curious if thats what everyone still thinks? She has dark legs with pink/white toes.
    At 3 weeks...
    At 5 weeks...

    Thanks for looking [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2008
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Looks like a Red Sex Link and a Black Sex Link.

    Our Black Sex Link is our favorite. Her name is White Toe. and now you know, the rest, of the story.
  3. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Whats making me wonder though is their leg color. All pics I find online show both red/black sex links as having yellow legs. Mine have slate blue and black legs.
  4. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Songster

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    If you're leaning toward EE except for the leg color, could she be an Ameracauna? They have slate legs.

    I really don't know what she could be, so I can't hazard a guess. Sorry! She sure is pretty though.
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    Maybe they are EEs. They do have dark legs, and EEs are a cross bred with a blue/green egg layer. They usually have muffs and 'flat' combs(not sure what the comb is called), but they may lay a blue or green egg.
  6. palomino777902

    palomino777902 In the Brooder

    Oct 7, 2008
    Elizabethtown, PA
    What are we?

  7. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    LoL Yep, cute they are and sweeties too [​IMG]

    Wheaten Ameraucana had crossed my mind for the first one and Marans was my only other option for the second besides BSL. Guess they could just be barnyard mixes also, I may never know lol.
  8. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Songster

    Sep 15, 2008
    Big Sur, CA
    the black one could just be a mix with BJG...they have dark legs with light undersides...are the bottoms yellowy-light?
  9. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    No, the undersides and tips of her toes are a pinkish white/gray...no yellow.

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