What in the world did I get!? Breed ideas!?

mamabear6810

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So I went to a TSC today because I called and they told me they had Silver Laced Wyandottes and Eastet Eggers, which we just love!
We ended up with 3 SLW and 6 EE...or so I thought. After we got home and I started banding the chicks, i noticed none have green legs. One seems to have a beard and cheeks, at least most have cheeks and are super fluffy, but none have the green legs. Also all have normal 4 toes. I
am guessing these are about 4 or 5 days old. TSC got them 3 days ago.
Can anyone tell me what they are and confirm for me i have SLW chicks!?!?
These are a few of them. If they arent EE then i will post better pics of each chick!
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Too young to tell with certainty.
Can they be easter eggers without green feet?
Im just hoping theyre something cool!!!
I have 20 breeds not counting any i got today but these are SO FLUFFY!!!!! I have 4 other easter eggers and none have been so fluffy or without green legs.
 
I got a SLW and a GLW in my last order. Both are black with yellow legs. At the age of yours there will be a couple of white streaks on the face of the SLW, gold on the GLW. They feather very slowly compared to other chicks I've gotten. In fact the Australorps had long tails at 2 weeks, look like someone stuck a feather duster up their butts ;) At 3+ weeks the Wyandottes still have not much more than a WEE bit of tail. They are now showing feathers on their backs (the other chicks had them at not much more than a week) and their signature silver or gold markings.

Every EE I've ever gotten had green legs.
 
I got a SLW and a GLW in my last order. Both are black with yellow legs. At the age of yours there will be a couple of white streaks on the face of the SLW, gold on the GLW. They feather very slowly compared to other chicks I've gotten. In fact the Australorps had long tails at 2 weeks, look like someone stuck a feather duster up their butts ;) At 3+ weeks the Wyandottes still have not much more than a WEE bit of tail. They are now showing feathers on their backs (the other chicks had them at not much more than a week) and their signature silver or gold markings.

Every EE I've ever gotten had green legs.
We have Austrolorps and GLW already, about 8 weeks now.
The other chicks are what i am most excited to find out about! They are just so fluffy and without the green legs i am just so suspicious what they may be!
 
I hatched out my own chicks from an EE rooster and a RIR hen. The three chicks that hatched all had yellow legs until they were older. Two still have yellow legs but one now has green/ blue legs. I also hatched out two EEs from a farm and their legs were yellow when they hatched. Now they have blue legs.
 
Look like EE's and a BA. EE's do not always have willow legs. Depends on the mix that made them.

Post pics once they get their feathers.
 
Look like EE's and a BA. EE's do not always have willow legs. Depends on the mix that made them.

Post pics once they get their feathers.
Omg if they are Australorp i will be so mad!!! 4 different TSC around me supposedly got Mystic Marans and SLW! I literally drove an hour to get the SLW ive been wanting! They looked like the pictures i googled! Fingers crossed bc i already have 2 BA about 8 weeks and did not need 3 more!!!
 
Omg if they are Australorp i will be so mad!!! 4 different TSC around me supposedly got Mystic Marans and SLW! I literally drove an hour to get the SLW ive been wanting! They looked like the pictures i googled! Fingers crossed bc i already have 2 BA about 8 weeks and did not need 3 more!!!
The first chick you posted isn't a SLW. That I know for sure. May be a BA or a BCM or some other black breed. That's why I said wait until they feather in for pics. I'd put money on it being a BA though.

Do not trust a feed store employee to know what they have. They read the labels and say "Yep." They sometimes can't even tell a chick from a poult or a keet.
 

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