Who Knows Speckled Sussex?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chick15, May 28, 2011.

  1. Chick15

    Chick15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this a speckled sussex? she/he is supposed to be, but the more I see her the less i think she/he is.... maybe a regular sussex? i dont know because because I have never had chickens before. the others look like this:

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    the feathering is just different, lighter.... it always has been though, look...

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    You can see her at the top left, just under the silver laced wyandottes (the black ones)

    Does anyone know??? i am curious..
     
  2. susannemw

    susannemw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my speckled sussex. Each one of mine has a different pattern.
     
  3. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    top left? or top right?
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like my SS also. Their feathers change after each molt.
     
  5. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, looks just like a special sussex! oops I mean Speckled Sussex, pretty too!
    some of mine are lighter some darker too, there just individual, when they get older some will be mostly mohogney with little white and some will have bunches and bunches of white Its fun watching them grow out Dotti was dark Mohogney with little white spots and Uno is almost white with Mohogney mixed in there.
     
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  6. hbwbk

    hbwbk Out Of The Brooder

    I have one that does not look like my other either. Some one told me it may be a roo or it may be a runt. One has the pretty speckles this one is just brown tan
    mahogany colors and is smaller then the others. His /her carriage is all different also so we will wait to see. we call it nosy because it's the first one to check
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  7. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do you have a picture ?
     
  8. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine is very dark and very white all at once. Her mahogany color is deep and rich but she also has a very white belly and wing tips like yours. I think that the color has nothing to do with gender and everything to do with lineage.
     
  9. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
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    Quote:They all start out like that, mine are all 7 weeks old Babies, they won't get their true colors til there much older, how old are your babies all five of my young ones have mostly white chests and bellys and white feathers on the bottomside of their wings all of that will change and clear up as they mature.
     
  10. Chick15

    Chick15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chickensducks&agoose :

    top left? or top right?

    oops.. i ment top right...... [​IMG]
     

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