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WHAT is this little thing?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hollymh, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    The kids picked chicks from the feed store, I think they're about 9wks old now... Don't exactly recall, but this little thing has me stumped... Im pretty sure its a bantam but what I don't know. Help?
    It was solid black as a chick

    Next to an EE and welsummer same age:

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    Last edited: Aug 27, 2014
  2. Boulla

    Boulla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks were solid black then later developed some white and red/brown feathers. Possible an Ameraucana, Easter egger! Are a winter breed and lay beautiful eggs. With pink and blue shells also lay regularly during the winter
     
  3. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    but this is a fraction of the size of the others, were yours small as well?
     
  4. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE come in both bantam and large fowl, could be bantam
     
  5. Boulla

    Boulla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Ameraucana hens are incredible smaller then all of my other flock members! Makes them that much cuter [​IMG]
     
  6. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ameraucana only lay blue eggs. You probably have Easter Eggers, a mixed breed probably with Ameraucana in it.
     
  7. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't help ya on breeds, but the little one and your EE seem to be Roos.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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