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#53302 - 07/29/02 03:05 PM McMurray heavy breeds

I got the all heavies assortment from McMurray, and they are all growing great. My question is, some of them are very difficult to identify. I can tell the black giants, barred rocks, white giants, and buffs, but there are four that are a very light tan, almost dirty white, with splashes of darker tan across their wings. I can't seem to find them in the catalog, does anyone know what they are? Maybe it is because they haven't gone through a second molt? This is my first time raising chickens, and I love it!! They are so funny to just sit and watch, and I have two geese, also. Thanks for any and all information!

#53303 - 07/29/02 03:24 PM Re: McMurray heavy breeds
R. Okimoto Offline
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They sound like sex-linked white tailed red males. Probably, come from their Redstars. The males inherit dominant white and sex-linked silver from their mothers but still show a lot of gold.

#53304 - 08/24/02 03:50 AM Re: McMurray heavy breeds

you could go back ot the murray mcmurray site and look at the pictures of the chicks that they have in the breed profle


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