Standard Chicks (Identification)

These chicks have been listed from dark to light. Please keep in mind these photos are not to compare chicks in size but compare them in their coloring. As you can see some are very similar, while others can be easily identified from one another. Look for patterns, and some yellow may show lighter on your computer so this is something else to consider while identifying your breeds. 

Tips for Identification:

1.) Pay close attention to patterns around eyes. Example: Speckled Sussex can look similar to Welsummer, however Speckled Sussex have a distinct eye line that curves up while Welsummer chicks have an eye line that goes straight back or slightly downward.

2.) Compare your chick's legs with the picture you are looking at, is your chicks legs clean or feathered, dark or light? 

3.) Remember Blue Breeds do not always breed true so they can be a light gray, black, or yellow.

Barred Plymouth Rocks 
Barred Plymouth  Rock
Domonique
Dominique
Black Jersey Giant
Black Jersey Giant
Black Australorp
Black Australorp
Black Orpington
Black Orpington
Black Copper Marans
Black Copper Marans
Cuckoo Marans
Cuckoo Marans
Blue Andalusian
Blue Andalusian
Silver Laced Polish   
Silver Laced Polish
                  Golden Laced Polish
Golden Laced Polish
 Black Sumatra
Black Sumatra
White Crested Blue Polish
White Crested Blue Polish
Blue Cochin
Blue Cochin
Golden Laced Wyandotte
Golden Laced Wyandotte
White Crested Black Polish
White Crested Black Polish
Silver Laced Cochin
Silver Laced Cochin
Silver Gray Dorking
Silver Gray Dorking
Silver Lakenvelder
Silver Lakenvelder
Blue Splash Marans
Blue Splash Marans

Blue Orpington
Blue Copper Marans
Blue Copper Marans
Swedish Flower Hen
Swedish Flower Hen
Ancona
Ancona
Blue Ameraucana
Blue Ameraucana
Columbian Wyandotte
Columbian Wyandotte
Buff Brahma
Buff Brahma
Light Brahma
Light Brahma
Silver Laced Wyandotte
Silver Laced Wyandotte
Olive Egger
Olive Egger (Please Note: We do have a brown colored Olive Egger not pictured, it looks similar to Welsummer)
Lavender Orpington
Lavender Orpington
Barnevelder
Barnevelder
 
Buckeye
Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
Partridge Rock
Partridge Rock
Dark Cornish
Dark Cornish
Partridge Cochin
Partridge Cochin
Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island Red
Welsummer
Welsummer
Speckled Sussex
Speckled Sussex
Light Brown Leghorn
Light Brown Leghorn
Golden Cuckoo Marans
Golden Cuckoo Marans
Golden Campine
Golden Campine
 Egyptian Fayoumis
Egyptian Fayoumis
Cream Legbar
Cream Legbar
Easter Egger
Easter Egger
German Spitzhauben Appenzeller
Silver Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben
Sicilian Buttercup
Sicilian Buttercup
Exchequer Leghorn
Exchequer Leghorn
Delaware
Delaware
Golden Buff
Golden Buff
Buff Chantecler
Buff Chantecler

Buff Orpington
Jubilee Orpington
Jubilee Orpington
Silver Spangled Hamburg
Silver Spangled Hamburg
Buff Laced Polish
Buff Laced Polish
New Hampshire Red
New Hampshire Red
Salmon Faverolle
Salmon Faverolle
White Cochin
White Cochin
White Rock
White Rock
White Marans
White Marans
White Leghorn
White Leghorn
White Sultan
White Sultan

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