What kind of bird is this? Bantam of some sort?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by happytraylz, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. happytraylz

    happytraylz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never seen a chick like this one-but I'm sure some of you guys have.. [​IMG] A buyer got it as a "free rare/ exotic" in an order from McMurray, but did not want it.

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    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2011
  2. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bantam barred cochin?
     
  3. Elphaba2140

    Elphaba2140 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does it have a single comb. If so not a Cochin.
     
  4. phasian

    phasian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cochins do have single combs.

    I think it may be a Dark Brahma. (It sure looks stripey though!)
     
  5. You should go on Murrywhatever hatchery site and look at their list of rare/exotic breed. Post the list and let use try to figure it out. Then it will be more narrowed down.
     
  6. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a dark brahma to me...but not sure..
     
  7. 4acresNachick

    4acresNachick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. check out my post about my Silkie and the friend that came with her. Just posted a earlier today. My pullet looks a lot like yours and came to the previous owner under the same situation as an "extra" maybe a similar breed. Mines a sweetheart, hope you have the same luck.
     
  8. happytraylz

    happytraylz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did go to their website and could not find a chick that looked like her. The man that got her said she was all lighter brown as a hatchling. She is still very brown, lots of barring as you can see. The only breeds I thought may be her do not have leg/foot feathering as she does.. [​IMG] Thanks for the input, when I have looked p the breeds mentioned, they don't quite look like her.. Any more guesses?
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Could it be a cuckoo marans? I'm really not familiar with that breed, but the pattern and feathered feet are right. Do McMurray's marans have feathered feet or are they clean legged?
     
  10. Zonoma

    Zonoma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Nope. Cuckoo marans look very different.
     

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