What bred is this gray beauty?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dergoose, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. dergoose

    dergoose Just Hatched

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    My daughter's Kindergarten class got to watch chicks hatching at the end of their school year last year. When they had hatched they needed homes. My daughter volunteered us to take two chicks and this is one of them. :)

    This chicken has some very small red marks ( one or two feathers) on the wings. The first time I saw them, I thought that one of our other established birds had pecked and drawn blood. :)

    Thank you for your help!!
    dergoose
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Blue Orpington with a little red leakage. Its a cockerel incase you didn't already know.
     
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  3. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree with the cockerel. Could also be a blue Australorp
     
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  4. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Age?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I've never seen a blue australorp (sounds gorgeous) so I'll say blue orpington
     
  6. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Blue Aussie pullet
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    and her with Blue cockerel
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    The one above is not exactly laced like mine but I've seen lots of blues that lose their lacing (breeding blues to blue dilutes the colour)
     
  7. dergoose

    dergoose Just Hatched

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    they were "born" May 2nd.
     
  8. dergoose

    dergoose Just Hatched

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    ugh, just realized i misspelled "breed"... :b
     
  9. dergoose

    dergoose Just Hatched

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    Hey guys, here is the other chick that we received from my daughter's class.

    Any ideas on this one? Same age... hatched on May 2nd...

    Black with some nice green/purple/blue iridescence.

    Thanks!
     
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  10. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That to me is an easter egger. Cant see comb but im thinking hen
     

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