what breeds are these?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by summerb76, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. summerb76

    summerb76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can I tell if my chicks are aracanas or if they are brown leghorns? They both have the same chipmunk look to them. They are only 5 days old. Also I some that are light yellow/buff with slightly darker chipmunk markings? Coulds they be buff orphingtons?
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  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Buff orpington chicks are pure yellow with no markings.

    Leghorns have a straight comb and the Ameraucanas or Easter Eggers should have a Pea comb. Even on the little ones you can see the makings of their combs.

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  3. summerb76

    summerb76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I will go check all the combs.

    Wow I'm shocked I only got 1 reply! I was really hoping for more, hope someone has some guesses about what these chicks are.
     
  4. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its not too easy to guess when they are so young [​IMG]
     

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