What breed is this mystery chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Woodnik, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. Woodnik

    Woodnik Out Of The Brooder

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    I received 15 female chicks + 1 mystery rare exotic chick from McMurray Hatchery. Any idea what breed, and when I'll be able to tell if it is male or female?

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  2. ChickenGoesRuff

    ChickenGoesRuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No clue on breed but looks sort of like my americaunas did. Looks like female because of wings. Good luck!
     
  3. Woodnik

    Woodnik Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the response. What is it about the wings that you think it is female?

    Here is another pic:

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  4. ChickenGoesRuff

    ChickenGoesRuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The wings look to be already growing fast. Pullets generally develop wing feathers before cockerels.
     
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  5. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wings don't exactly look female to me. But it does look exactly like my ameraucana/Wyandotte olive egger chicks. Though, I doubt that 99%.

    Can you tell the comb type?
     
  6. ChickenGoesRuff

    ChickenGoesRuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe pea comb? My picture resolution isnt great.
     
  7. browngrub

    browngrub Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with chickengoesruff. My Americaunas hade the same look as yours. This is how they look now. [​IMG]


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  8. Woodnik

    Woodnik Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all of the replies! The chick is 2 weeks old, and seems a bit larger than the rest.
     
  9. Woodnik

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    Just an update. The feathers are coming in nicely. Amazing how fast they grow!

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  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That's a Silver Laced Wyandotte.
     

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