What breed are these chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lynndaybrown, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Lynndaybrown

    Lynndaybrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    I ordered a bunch of chicks that arrived last week. Some of them were painless to figure out, The rest not so easy. I know I have a white silkie, a black silkie, a partridge silkie and a white cochin. I’m pretty sure I have a silver seabright. I may have a black copper marans, Blue Cochin, Buff Brahma bantam- What do you think the chicks below are?

    This was my order from My Pet Chicken

    1 White Silkie Bantam
    1 Blue Silkie Bantam
    1 Buff Brahma Bantam
    1 Easter Egger Bantam
    2 Assorted Bantams
    1 Blue Cochin
    1 White Cochin
    1 Partridge Cochin
    1 Black Copper Marans
    3 Assorted Feather-Legged Bantams

    However I also played fast and lose with substitutions- Here’s what I put

    Substitutions: Hens only please I am happy to take any bantam hen, but preference would be for silkies and frizzles ( any color) . Am also happy to take any of the following, any feather legged bantam, Cochin ( any color) Golden laced Wyandotte, Buff laced polish, and or ancona. Most interested in bantams. No Orphingtons or rocks please. You can also short ship me if necessary

    The Assorted Bantams could be ( as listed on their website
    • Silkies (White, Blue, Black, Buff, Red, Partridge)
    • Easter Egger
    • Mille Fleur D'uccle
    • Quail Antwerp Belgian
    • Golden Sebright
    • Silver Sebright
    • White Wyandotte
    • Barred Rock
    • Spangled Russian Orloff
    • White Russian Orloff
    • Black Frizzle Cochin
    • Black Cochin
    • Mottled Cochin
    • White crested Black Polish
    • Buff Brahmas

    #1 ??
    #2 Silver Seabright?
    #3 ??
    #6 EasterEgger
    #8 White Cochin?
    #9 Partridge Silkie
    #10 black silkie

    Thanks so much- All your feedback is greatly appreciated.
  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Pics 4 and 6 look to be Easter Eggers.
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Aug 30, 2007
    New York State
    My Coop
    My guesses are...
    1 -- Mottled Cochin or Black Cochin
    2 -- Silver Sebright
    3 -- ??
    4 -- Welsummer?
    5 -- Blue Cochin or BCM - does it have a dot on it's head like BR have?
    6 -- EE
    7 -- Black Cochin (if #1 is the Mottled)
    8 -- White Cochin
    9 -- Partridge Silkie
    10 -- Black Silkie

    Just guesses, based on what you ordered and what they have... [​IMG]
  4. Lizzy28

    Lizzy28 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 5, 2011
    My friend has a chick that looks a lot like that first one and we had guessed Cochin but were not sure.
  5. fiddlebanshee

    fiddlebanshee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Frederick, MD
    #4 is not a welsumer, mine looked very different, although not a bantie. Welsumers have the classic chipmunk stripes on their backs and heads.
    #5 looks a bit like my light brahma, in posture and build/color

    Are #1 and #7 similar? They look a little like my australorps but these have feathered feet, which australorps don't have.

    But whatever they are -- they are certainly very cute!
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2011
  6. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

    Aug 4, 2011
    1. mottled cochin?
    2. silver seabright!
    3. golden seabright?
    4. easter egger!
    5. partridge cochin?
    6. easter egger!
    7. mottled cochin?
    8. white cochin?
    9. partridge silkie!
    10. blue silkie!
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    I don't raise bantams, but here's my guesses:

    1. Mottled Cochin
    2. Silver Sebright
    3. ?
    4. EE
    5. Cochin (possibly blue)
    6. EE
    7. Black cochin
    8. ? White cochin?
    9. Partridge silkie
    10. Blue silkie
  8. GardenState38

    GardenState38 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2011
    #7 looks very much like the Black Copper Marans chick I received from MPC (although mine has no feathering on the legs, as it should--your's does and is more typical of the breed.--Mine also turned out to be all black--go figure!)

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