What is this chick's breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenLover603, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. ChickenLover603

    ChickenLover603 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just recently went and bought more chicks. In the bin, there were Buff Orpingtons, Rhode Island Reds and Black Copper Marans. As the chick below is clearly not a Maran, the coloring is neither yellow or red. It is closer to the yellow of an Orpington, but it has a faint black line down the back of its head. Help please?

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    Thanks!
    ChickenLover603
     
  2. mshuntjump

    mshuntjump Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Deleware, basque, or a mixed.
     
  3. ChickenLover603

    ChickenLover603 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I was leaning more towards the mixed side, too.
     
  4. TexasLady

    TexasLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter egger
     
  5. missnu01

    missnu01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait until it is fully feathered. Makes all the difference in the world for identification. You can also tell right around then whether it is male of female.
     
  6. ChickenLover603

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    Thanks.
     

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