what the heck is she?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kari_dawn, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Songster

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    Okay, I have a crew of 15 little peepers running around, and I know what most of them are, but this one has me stumped. I have posted her before, and haven't gotten any guesses, so I am giving her her very own thread this time. It occurs to me that it is possible she isn't one of the "rare breed" assortment crew, so here is my entire order, and the list of possible rare breeds, but she doesn't really fit into the other breeds I ordered...

    This is what she looked like last week


    These pictures are from today:

    there appears to be some black coming in on her tail

    her wings appear to have soft tan/gray coming in


    legs are developing a faint blue/gray color


    does not appear to have a beard

    single comb.

    order included 1 white leghorn (accounted for), 2 easter eggers (accounted for), 1 speckled Sussex, and 1 BCM

    Possible rare breeds are as follows:
    • Buckeye
    • Ancona
    • Easter Egger
    • Ameraucana (Wheaten, Blue, Black, Splash)
    • Black Sumatra
    • Andalusian (Blue, Black, or Splash)
    • Appenzeller Spitzhauben
    • Sicilian Buttercup
    • Salmon Faverolles
    • Golden Campine
    • Buff Chantecler
    • Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    • Barnevelder
    • Brahma (Buff Brahma, Light Brahma)
    • Marans (Silver Cuckoo, Golden Cuckoo, Black Copper, Blue Copper, Blue Splash, White)
    • Dominique
    • Columbian Wyandotte
    • Dark Cornish
    • Cochin
    • Welsummer
    • White Sultan
    • Polish (Assorted colors)
    • Exchequer Leghorn
    • Speckled Sussex
    • Hamburg (Assorted colors)
    • Lakenvelder (Silver, Golden)
    • Partridge Penedesenca
    • Jersey Giant
    • Blue Orpington
    • Silver Grey Dorking
    • Egyptian Fayoumi
    • Black Langshans
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2014
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    I don't know my breeds very well, but I wanted to pipe in a say great job with all the photos! :D
  3. It's hard to tell at this age, but I'm thinking maybe Dorking.
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    The chick is too young to guess its breed with any real degree of accuracy. I would post it again in 3-4 weeks along with your list of possible rare breeds and then we should be able to tell you for sure.
  5. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Songster

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    fair enough. I suppose I will wait, and post again ;)
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree.
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    It is too young to tell the breed accurately; all we can do now is guess. Maybe a really light Splash Andalusian?
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    The only breeds I see there that I could even picture that chick being are the Andalusian, Giant or blue Orpington.....and none of them look quite right. It looks almost like a silver partridge kinda thing going on...it will be interesting to see pics in another month or so!

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