What kind of chick? NHR or what?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chilman, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. chilman

    chilman Chirping

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    we bought this little buff looking chick and was assured it was a new hampshire red. She sure doesn’t look like it! Now I’m thinking a red crested polish, but I’m not sure. I can’t really can’t find any pictures that match. She is right at 3 weeks old. She is starting to get red wattles and red around the base of her beak. As a new born she had a little poof on top of her head.
     

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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    Pretty sure that with that comb, 'she' has to be polish. And, with those wattles, a he. I'm not familiar with Polish colours, sorry.
     
  3. debid

    debid Crowing

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    I'd guess mixed color polish. Perhaps buff and gold laced cross.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    I'm guessing Polish mix.
     
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  5. debid

    debid Crowing

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    There are some (dishonest) sellers who call the offspring whatever breed they have in their flock that they think it most closely resembles. They know full well that it's almost certainly a cross and by the time the buyer knows, they're unreachable. I hope it was an honest mistake but I doubt very much that it was.
     
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  6. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Polish, Spitzhauben or Brabanter mix. Definitely not purebred as the legs are yellow.
     

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