What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CaptainCrunch, Feb 20, 2018.

  1. CaptainCrunch

    CaptainCrunch In the Brooder

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    Meet Bert.
    We got him as a day old "Gold Laced Wyandotte" chick, but his colouring is so different to his siblings, that we thought he may be something else...?
    Opinions?
     

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  2. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie LORD OF THE FEED Premium Member

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    got some crossing action going on.. sweet bird.
    Crosses are as beautiful as snow flakes..
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Did you get Bert from a retail source or private seller?
     
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  4. Loppy Lobster

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    She has Ameraucana body colors but her head is like an Australops. I have 6 Ameraucanas and two have a dark head and neck but the colors blend naturally, yours is like two chicken types in one....not trying to insult you or your chicken :) I am almost inclined to say she's a mix. But looking closer she has some brown on her neck... so maybe she's not a mix. Her body colors are definitely Ameraucana... I think :)
     
  5. CaptainCrunch

    CaptainCrunch In the Brooder

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    From a couple who run a small business selling chicks...
     
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  6. CaptainCrunch

    CaptainCrunch In the Brooder

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    Interesting, i never considered Ameraucanas, do you think its a pullet or cockerel?
    Either way, its a beautiful bird and has a great temperament so far
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing 10 Years

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    Wyandotte mix.
     
  8. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict Premium Member

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  9. Loppy Lobster

    Loppy Lobster In the Brooder

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    I wouldn't be able to tell from here but usually roosters start getting bigger then all their other buddies after about 1-2 months. You'll know soon enough if he starts calling ;) and you're right, she is beautiful... Wyandotte or otherwise. Since the seller was selling Wyandotte, I agree with the rest of the beautiful people on the thread that she just might be a Wyandotte mix.8 It is possible some other rooster jumped the fence... who knows.
     
  10. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    This bird has no ameraucana traits or traits commonly seen in ameraucana crosses.... .comb type, leg color, facial featheting, etc. This bird does have traits expected in wyandotte mixes.
     

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