What kind of chicken is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tdottino, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. tdottino

    tdottino New Egg

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    Hello! I have two chicks, now a month old, and I still haven't been able to tell what breed they are. Can anyone help identify them? They came from larger, dark brown speckled eggs. They were black as baby chicks (with a small patch of whitish on the neck), with darker legs and parts of the beak. They now have black and brown feathers, with lighter brown breast, black/grey feathers on their legs/feet, and green eyes.

    Thanks for any help you can offer! I'm curious and haven't seen anything that matches them.
    -Tina
     
  2. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pictures would definitely help
     
  3. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Any Pictures?
     
  4. tdottino

    tdottino New Egg

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    Ah, now I can! (I couldn't when I first posted.)

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  5. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like heavy gold lacing... I'm not sure if brahmas are gold laced at all... if it is a large fowl I would say maybe a brahma.... if it is a bantam I would say gold laced cochin that is poorly bred as the feet are barely feathered..... maybe barnyard mixes...
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    How sure are you that they are purebred?
     
  7. Tlmcq

    Tlmcq Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a Brahma...Could be mixed with Brahma but Brahma do not have lacing. The female dark Brahma has penciled feathers and the light are white with black neck and tail tips. Buff can have penciled but never heard of laced one and it's way to dark to be buff or ligh, anyway. The chicks actually have that sorta chipmunk strip down back too. [​IMG] dark Brahma is the one that is bigger [​IMG] light Brahma All the Brahma I've had even when young have the tail up stance[​IMG]
     
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  8. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think they are pure bred
     
  9. tdottino

    tdottino New Egg

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    Not at all sure. I am a teacher, and was only concerned about getting fertile eggs to hatch with my class. They are likely to be a mixture, then!
     
  10. Tlmcq

    Tlmcq Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have to agree...Looks like they are gonna turn out pretty neat tho.
     

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