What is my mystery chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SierraMA, May 11, 2009.

  1. SierraMA

    SierraMA Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have a guess as to breed or sex?

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  2. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    How old? Looks like a Seabright I have 2 of them
     
  3. SierraMA

    SierraMA Out Of The Brooder

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    7 week. Got them on March 30. This was the mystery chicken from McMurray.
     
  4. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    Okay, I may be totally wrong. But I posted a picture of my mystery bird from MMM and so did another BYC'er and they all seem to look suspiciously alike-though they were all sent out at different dates.

    The general consensus for ours (the other person and I) was that they were Silver Spangled Hamburgs. Maybe MMM, had a surplus!

    What do you think, does your look anything like this?
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    ETA:Forgot to add that mine seems to have a blue or purplish earlobe and everyone who posted seem to think mine was a pullet.
     
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  5. SierraMA

    SierraMA Out Of The Brooder

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    It does. One person said it looks like a silver seabright and I looked at a chick picture of the seabright and mine at 1 day old looked like that as well. But the seabright is a bantam chicken.
     
  6. SierraMA

    SierraMA Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you may be right. I just went on McMurray hatchery and saw the picture of the chicks and it looks exactly like that when I received it. What to you think about the sex?
     
  7. SierraMA

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    Here is a picture of it as a chick.

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  8. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    I am really happy with our mystery chick and actually have SSH hatching eggs being shipped to me right now so I can hopefully have several more of the same to keep her/him company!

    So many different breeds of chickens.....and I want some of each......boy is my husband scared!
     
  9. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    I say 99% Silver seabright [​IMG]
     
  10. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    Quote:Hmmmmm, do you think mine is, too? It is awful small.....much smaller than the standard chicks it came with.

    Or does someone know if Silver Spangled Hamburgs are a small bird?
     

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