What breed and gender? :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by My3ChicksMBD, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. My3ChicksMBD

    My3ChicksMBD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!!! Last Saturday I got 3 chicks from a Flea Market. The guy that sold them to me only said one specific breed of one which was a Cornish. I've looked up chick identification things and I've found that I do not think it is. I then thought that it was a Danish Brown Leghorn. But then I've found that there are more breeds that look like it. It also looks like a chipmunk. And the guy said that all of the chicks were girls but I'm not sure. This is the chick that looks like a chipmunk. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] What breed is she? If anyone knows. And if she actually is a she??? It's okay because that is probably hard to tell at this point. Another chick that the guy said was a gamebird. Is that considered a chicken? It's a black one with decent sized wings. The other day when I had the chickens out and that one was in its box, it apparently flew all the way to the top of it, because when I was heading back there to put another chick away, he/she was standing on the top of it. I think it must have gotten on top of its food of water thing because I saw my other chick do that when I think she was alone. But anyway, she's a black gamebird and here are a few pictures. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] What breed does she look like?? And does anyone know if she is a he? The guy just said it was a gamebird. No type of breed I don't think. And sometimes if that bird sees me walking away from it, it runs after me. The last chick is the biggest one. I think he is a bit older than the other two. The guy said he was a cross-bird. I don't know what breed/breeds it is. It's a yellowish white bird. Some spots on it I think you can see its skin. And I don't know what you call it exactly when there are bumps on its beak but does that mean its a male? Here are some pictures. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] What breed/breeds is this? And I'm thinking this one is a boy. This one also is kind of the other two chicks protector. I hope someone can help me. Thanks so much!!! P.S that one picture that had my hand, I was wearing a glove. That's why it was weird looking. Lol. ~My3ChicksMBD
     
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  2. meadowlake23

    meadowlake23 Just Hatched

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    The first one looks quite a bit like my speckled Sussex chicks did. The others I couldn't begin to guess. I'm still new to chickens but I don't think they can be sexed at this age.
     
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  3. My3ChicksMBD

    My3ChicksMBD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much!! I will probably go make a list of what I think they may be. But thank you!!! The speckled Sussex will be on my list for that one! Thanks!!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The first one is probably either a Welsummer or a Brown Leghorn. You will have to wait until its older to tell for sure. As for the black one, what color are the bottoms of its feet? If they are white, it is a Australorp or Orpington (with Australorp being most likely), and if they are yellow, it is a Jersey Giant or Java. I see feathers on the feet of the white one, so it may be a Cochin. However, there are so many white breeds of chicken that I can't tell for sure. And, yes, the white one's comb is a little large for the age. "It" might be a male, but its too soon to tell.

    Hope I've helped! You have three very cute little chicks.
     
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  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    http://feathersite.com/Poultry/BRKBabyChicks.html
    That is a link to the Feathersite chick page, they have pictures of a lot of breeds as chicks.
    There are only a few breeds you can color sex at this age, so too early to tell on yours.
    Your brown one does look a lot like a brown leghorn, but like you said, there are a lot of breeds that are that color as chicks.
    There are a lot of kinds of Game Fowl, pretty much every country has their version. She really doesn't look like what I think of them as, but she could be a different version.
    The white one could be a cornish cross, that is usually a meat chicken.
     
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  6. My3ChicksMBD

    My3ChicksMBD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much!!! I'm so happy to be getting answers like these!!! Hopefully soon I will be able to find out what they are :) But if not, I can wait until they are older because I will probably find them out much, much easier. :) Thanks, again! :D
    ~My3ChicksMBD
     
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  7. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The 1st one looks more like the game bird to me. The second I would say is an Australorp...but again, what color are the bottoms of its feet?
    Note the white one has feathers on its legs. Maybe a least part Cochin? Are they full sized birds or bantams? Look like full sized.
     
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  8. My3ChicksMBD

    My3ChicksMBD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. I'm pretty sure they're full sized. Umm...I'm not sure about the feet. But I can check later :)
     
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  9. My3ChicksMBD

    My3ChicksMBD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey! The bottoms of its feet are a light black and yellow. Does that mean it's a cross bird? I'm not sure but most of the foot I think is black and then the yellow is like one or two toes.
     
  10. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Australorps have black legs and yellow soles on their feet so I would say that is an Australorp.The first could be a Sussex...I am not quite sure what kind of comb yours is going to have. Another week might show more wing pattern...more speckles of white if it is a Sussex. The white one is probably a white Cochin. I have a week old chick that looks like that one. Can't remember what kind of comb it has right off! I have bought 45 chicks but mine are all assorted bantams. The ones that I know are Cochins have more feathering on their feeve been a bit unsure of it too but another week or two should help me with mine. Anyway...check out the Cochins. I had a short lived thought maybe light Brahma but there isn't any black on it.
     
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