What Breed is my Mystery/Special/Rare Chick from Murray McMurray?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickylover1, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. chickylover1

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    I recently received an order of chicks and had two extra chicks included (same breed). Do you have any idea what breed this chick is? She's 7 days old and smaller than my Delaware and Cockoo Maran chicks.

    Please let me know if I may provide additional information.

    Thanks in advance for any help!
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    There are a number of breeds that are striped like that as chicks but I'm thinking they are likely Easter Egger chicks. Murray breeds a lot of EEs and (as is often the case with hatcheries) incorrectly markets them as Araucanas/Ameraucanas.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Looks like an Old English Game bantam, if it were an Easter Egger the legs would be green and it would have a beard and muffs--all of which it does not have.
     
  4. Chris09

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    Not all Easter Eggers have green legs and beard/ muff.

    Just the same not all green legged fowl with beards/ muffs are Easter Eggers.
     
  5. chickylover1

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    oh I really hope so! Thanks for the reply and info!
     
  6. chickylover1

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    Thanks! I'll have to read up about this breed. It will be my first experience with them.
     
  7. Michael OShay

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    X2 on Chris09's post.
     
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  8. drumstick diva

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    x 3 on Chris' post
     
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  9. chickylover1

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    Thanks!
     
  10. chickylover1

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    thanks!
     

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