What breed is this barred baby?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mphsgal, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. mphsgal

    mphsgal Out Of The Brooder

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    Nowhere can I find a pic of a bright yellow chick with black "chipmunk" striping, which is turning to black & white barring. Legs are orange, no feathering, 3 toes. No comb growth yet. It's a two-week-old "adopt me" from Meyer Hatchery. TIA!
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That's not barring. That's juvenile partridge type feathering. Looks like a possible Easter Egger at this point.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a decoy! Agree that's not barring, but it sure fools a lot of folks. The bird is probably going to be a partridge type coloring. You'll have to post again when it's around 6 weeks and fully feathered.
     
  4. mphsgal

    mphsgal Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. The legs are blue, not yellow (oops). If this is an EE it's probably the extra chick as I counted 15 EEs not including this one. Last order I only got 2 breeds, this time I counted 6 breeds in the 11 ADOPT-ME babies! Driving myself batty trying to figure them out LOL.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    When you said blue legs, you had me thinking Fayoumis and maybe I was wrong about the barring...but the chicks don't look the same.

    How cool with these adopt me packages, though, it could be literally anything!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    are the "adopt me" packages all pure breeds or barnyard mixes?
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    they're purebreds. they're the late hatchers, when they clean out the incubators and had "leftovers" that just took a bit longer. You can get any breed of chicken, and I think ducks or turkeys, right? Straight run, of course, but the guess the breed game is a lot of fun. And you can get some pretty rare breeds for a low price....or you might get EE cockerels [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like an Easter Egger to me, too.
     

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