What breeds are these chicks really?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nerfworthy, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. nerfworthy

    nerfworthy Songster

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    Sold to me as all pullets, two New Hampshire red and two silver lace wing wyandotte.. I've been told the wyandotte look like bantams. They are roughly the same age as the other chicks but WAY smaller!..they were sold to me as full size lol

    And I'm wondering if these other two are actually New Hampshire or not. Anyone know?

    Chick 1
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    Chick 2
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    Chick 3
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    Chick 4
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    side note: they are all around 3 wks old
     
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  2. DiamondSwan

    DiamondSwan Free Ranging

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    They definitely look like New Hampshire Red and Silver Lace Wyandottes to me. ;)

    They will look like this when grown:

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    Silver Lace Wyandotte
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  3. nerfworthy

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    Yay!!! That's great to hear. I always see horror stories of people getting the wrong breed from feed stores so I was starting to get scared!
     
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    DiamondSwan Free Ranging

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    Yeah, it's happened to me. I got some NH pullets from TSC one time and one turned out to be a RIR rooster... Probably accidentally got in there. I think it's rare, though. ;)
     
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    Where did you get them from BTW?
     
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    D&B supply, it is a feed store here in Idaho
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Please post new photos of them at 8 weeks of age, when they are fully feathered out.
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    The "reds" might be New Hamps, and the others are SL Wyandottes. Though the Wyandottes are much younger, they are less than a week old. The red look about 3 weeks though.
     
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    That isn't possible because I've had them for over a week! I bought them all at the same place. That's why I thought they were closer to 2 weeks old.
     
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    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Then the Wyandottes close to a day old when you get them. There's no way they are 3 weeks. 2 weeks at the very most.
     

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