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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SilkiesInSuburb, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. SilkiesInSuburb

    SilkiesInSuburb Songster

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    I recently ordered a mixed batch of feather-legged bantam chicks that arrived on Halloween. They are now around three/four weeks old, but I don't have a good idea of what they are. I ordered them sexed, so I know they are girls, but could someone help me understand what they might be?
    Here are pictures of my chicks. (I think the black one is a cochin, but I don't know which kind.)
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    I love how she looks here... so sleepy!
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  2. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    Really no way to tell, at this age. Could be a lot of Inge, although you probably have some Cochins. Were did you order from! That might help narrow it down.
     
  3. SilkiesInSuburb

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    I ordered them from MyPetChicken.com from their "feather-legged bantam assortment" option, this will give you any chickens they have in stock that are, of course, feather-legged bantams. They have both Brahmas and Milee Fleur Bantams, and frizzled cochins and mottled cochins.
    Also, I've never heard of Inge. What is it?
     
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  4. Lacy Duckwing

    Lacy Duckwing Songster

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    I'm seeing some Buff Brahmas. Don't know on the others.
     
  5. Ruralhideaway

    Ruralhideaway Crowing

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    I have buff Brahmas from MPC and agree, photo 6 for sure. Wondering if pic 2 could be a splash marans. Mine is almost impossible to tell from my blue cochins. Except she's actually a good bit bigger. Fully booted like a cochin.
     
  6. SilkiesInSuburb

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    There is no possibility for Marans, unfortunately, they don't come in the assortment. they look neat though.
     
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  7. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    I see D'Uccles and cochins
     

  8. TattooedChicks

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    Black Cochins and d’Uccles, mostly milles. That first one might be a Brahma but’s it’s a little early to be sure. You should be more certain over the next few weeks though!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too young. Brahmas are especially slow developing
     
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  10. Ruralhideaway

    Ruralhideaway Crowing

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    Buff Brahmas from MPC.
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