What is it??????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chiknwhisperer, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    Ok this is my mystery chick from MCM at four weeks old.

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    This next one was taken at about four days old.


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    Anyone have a good guess?? I have checked a bunch of sites but nothing is described that has black feathers but white wing tips.
     
  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I think my BLk australorps had white wing tips until they matured and the chicks looked like that.
    Just a possibility [​IMG]
     
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree on the black austrolorp thought
     
  4. 12 Acres

    12 Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black Australorp. They lose the white wing tips eventually. I have 7 and they're nice birds.
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    YUP looks just like my Australorps who are only 5 - 6 weeks old..white wing tips and all.
     
  6. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    [​IMG] Thannk you!!!! Its no longer a mystery chick yeah!!! Are they cold weather hardy?
     
  7. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I read on My pet chicken, they are... Since they don't have huge combs like sicilians or anything, I think it'll be OK. How cold is cold?
     
  8. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    Well I live in north west indiana so I would say maybe around 10 below or somewhere there abouts I think. lol you would think I would remeber since I was out hunting in the last couple of years lol.
     

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