What yellow chicks...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Goose and Fig, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    ...have slate legs, a single comb, are the same size a an orpington, and could come from Meyer? (female layer asst.)

    I know I have one andalusian- she's small, and had the slate legs from the start. Now I have 4 other girls- legs are getting darker every day, and one has sprouted a black tail feather.

    They don't offer BBS rocks or Orps, and Delawares and Columbian Rocks are supposed to have yellow legs.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Could be a splash andalusian?? Splashes sometimes have a creamy down color.
     
  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Well- I'm pretty sure the small one is a splash, as I have a black one too. But the 4 others are much bigger. I didn't get any blue chicks- odd if they sent me 6 andalusians and not one blue- I'd think. [​IMG]
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Jersey Giants maybe?
     
  5. KyBlue

    KyBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered an assortment from Meyer and got 5 yellow chicks with slate legs also- like the chick on the right.
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    Here they are at about a month old...
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    I think mine are just white rocks with poor leg color???
     
  6. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:Ha- I never thought of that! I wonder if they have them in BBS. Thanks!
     
  7. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:Oh too cute! I thought of that too- at first I assumed they were rocks or leghorns, but the legs and that one black tail feather....
     

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