What kind of chicken is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wy kid wrangler, May 29, 2012.

  1. wy kid wrangler

    wy kid wrangler In the Brooder

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    We bought what we thought were 3 Production Reds but this one is clearly something different. It is about 6 1/2-7 weeks old right now. Any thoughts?
     
  2. wy kid wrangler

    wy kid wrangler In the Brooder

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    I hope the pictures are showing up correctly! If not, please let me know :) Thanks!
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Need a closer pic, profile shot including legs if you can.
     
  4. wy kid wrangler

    wy kid wrangler In the Brooder

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    Ok, I added more photos here :) Hopefully these will be more helpful!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I don't know what breed but I'm thinking cockeral.
     
  6. wy kid wrangler

    wy kid wrangler In the Brooder

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    That would be good because I believe (so far) all the other ones are pullets :)
     
  7. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    It's def. a cockerel. Lakenvelder, maybe? They shouldn't have so much black on them, but other than that, it looks like one.
     
  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    sliver lakenvelder and after a molt or two it should be closer to color how old
     
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  9. wy kid wrangler

    wy kid wrangler In the Brooder

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    Right now we believe it is about 7 weeks old.
     
  10. wy kid wrangler

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    I googled young Silver Lakenvelders and it does look alot like him but his feathers are more light brown and black than white and black. Will they lighten as he molts more?
     

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