What breed has white chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cochinfan, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. cochinfan

    cochinfan Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just at the farm store (Atwood's) and they have a new batch of chicks in. In one of the bins, they had pure white chicks. What breeds could they possibly be? I was under the impression the white chickens generally start out as light yellow.

    Very curious,
    Cochinfan
     
  2. 3rocksandme

    3rocksandme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea...but now I am curious
     
  3. wanttobefarmer

    wanttobefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this isn't much help but I beleive silkies and EEs fall in that category but i'm sure it's much bigger.
     
  4. 3rocksandme

    3rocksandme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my white EE started yellow. The day I got them, I thought the hatchery forget to send me one EE and sent me a NHR instead....they actually had it right....ops. But she was def. yellow for the first week or so.
     
  5. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few do, what color legs do they have?
     
  6. damarisgw

    damarisgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might have been guineas?
     
  7. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cochins...I had a white cochin chick (that of course turned to be a white cochin cockeral)
     
  8. cochinfan

    cochinfan Out Of The Brooder

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    I did not pay attention to what color legs they had. I guess I might have to go back and look at them. I do not believe they are cochins as they did not have feathered feet. All of my cochins had feathered feet from the start. I'm pretty sure they were chicks not keats. The store orders from Ideal but that didn't help me when I went to the Ideal website. I'm glad I'm not the only one stumped!
     
  9. wanttobefarmer

    wanttobefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this silkie I purchased from Ideal looked white next to the EE who was yellow but feathering out white. all three are from Ideal[​IMG]

    Here is a pic of her seperately
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  10. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hmm, when people always say white chicks I think Cornish Xs... However it does depend heavily on their leg colour some times.
     

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