Your guess?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TimG, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    Maine
    This chick is about 3 months old. I got it as a day old chick at the fair to put under a broody in hopes of breaking her. It worked. Now I am left wondering what I've got.

    I'm guessing female because of the comb -- a Barrred Rock that I got at the same time (and the same way) has a very similar comb. But, I suppose it could be a cushion comb on a male.

    Breed guesses? It could be anything -- there is an incubator set up at the poultry barn at the fair where dozens of chicks are hatched during the course of the week, the eggs are donated by local farms without regard for breed. Some sort of mutt is quite possible.

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  2. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    pullet [​IMG]
     
  3. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    I don't know my standards as well as I know my bantams so I won't guess on breed (very well might be a mix, though), but I'm definitely going to say pullet! Cute girl, too. [​IMG]
     
  4. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Florida
    Looks like a RIR to me.
     
  5. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    Maine
    JustAChickenLittle&More :

    Looks like a RIR to me.

    A lot of dark feathers for a RIR, especially a pullet, isn't it?​
     
  6. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
    Looks like my Wellsummer pullet when she was younger... [​IMG]
     
  7. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pullet
     
  8. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    Maine
    Quote:That's sort of what I'm hoping!
     
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2010
  9. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    Hi Tim!

    I'm going to say that she is not a Welsummer (I am basing my judgement on the color of her earlobes....Welsummers by the age of 3 months should be showing red earlobes) but I'm thinking she is a mix of some sort for sure, possibly a Brown Leghorn cross. She is cute! [​IMG]

    Here's a pic of one of my Welsummer girls when she was about 3.5 months old, I call this their gangly tween-age. [​IMG]
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  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    JustAChickenLittle&More :

    Looks like a RIR to me.

    Sorry but, that bird is not even close to a R.I. Red..

    Chris​
     

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