What breeds are these two?

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

  1. Ahavati

    Ahavati Songster

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    The grey one was a free bird from Murray McMurray hatchery. I also think its probably a roo. Its 3 weeks old and barely any wing and tail feathers. He has feathered legs. Don't think he is a bantam as he is as big as my other 3 weekers.

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    The yellow/white one came from TSC. We bought some Cornish rocks that were on clearance because they were 2 weeks already. Well they stick this one in there. Not sure the breed on it. This one too has feathered legs. I think it is a pullet.
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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    First looks like a blue Cochin, second a Faverolles.
     
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  3. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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  4. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Hmm. It does look like a Cochin, but McMurray free chicks are rare, so they say. When you look at their list of rare breeds, Cochins are not listed.
     
  5. Ahavati

    Ahavati Songster

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    My son was thinking cochin as well. We did think faverolle but it has 4 toes. (we have 2 grown favs and they have 5). That and I haven't seen Favs for sale at our TSC. I'm trying to think of the breeds they had up there, maybe they just mixed some up.
     
  6. Ahavati

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    That's what I thought but I've seen people get birds that seemed standard to me...
     
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  7. Ahavati

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    We managed to get 3 more of those little yellow chicks when we bought the rest of the TSC cornish cross. (they were on clearance for $1, way less than the hatchery + shipping and they were 3 weeks along) I can't find any other breed than faverolles. It's just weird they have 4 toes and TSC wasn't selling any faverolles. I'm assuming they came from the hatchery mixed with the CC.
     
  8. Ahavati

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    So update, the little blue cochin still hasn't gotten most of his feathers, lots of fluff still.

    But, the white chicks, those are turning out to be white brahmas. They are getting the neck markings exactly!
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    agree with Keesmom
     

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