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Another "What is this chick?" deal . . .

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fowltemptress, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    I never thought I'd ask a "What is this chick?" question, but . . . well, what is this chick? I recently hatched a bunch of chicks, and due to poor planning I gave away all but one. I picked up this chick at TSC to keep my lone chick company. I know my TSC gets its chicks from Ideal Poultry, and the chick has a single comb and has the skinniest build I've ever seen on a chick. I'm usually drawn to loose feathered, hugable looking chickens, so this skinny little non fluffy thing is rather foreign to me. Based on Ideal's website I was thinking Dutch, old English, or modern bantams, but I'm having the hardest time finding pictures of the chicks of those breeds to compare.

    Okay, my opening is getting a little long winded . . . I'll move on to the picture now . . .

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    It actually looks fluffier in the picture . . . I guess it's true about cameras adding weight. [​IMG]
     
  2. Big Red

    Big Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    fowltemptress, It's looks to be an Old English Game. I have 5 of those that look like that one and their parents are old OEG.
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  3. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    Oh goody! That was one of my guesses . . . thank you so much. [​IMG]
     
  4. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Big Red...I love the sign behind your baby! [​IMG]
     
  5. Big Red

    Big Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Your welcome. Glad i was able to help.[​IMG]
     
  6. Big Red

    Big Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:melissastraka, i thought it was hilarious!! Lol...thanks.
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I love how FULL that little crop is!

    So there is no way that it is a Delaware or a Columbian Rock?
     
  8. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    Nope. Ideal doesn't offer those as bantams, and even if they did and I missed it somehow this little guy is fully half the size of the silkie chick it's in with. I'm sure bantam Delawares or rocks would make a larger sized chick. I crossed off all the "large" bantam breeds right away . . . it sure helped to narrow the possibilities list down.

    That crop does make it look like it's about to fall forward onto its face, doesn't it? [​IMG]
     
  9. Fancie

    Fancie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A Domino's Pizza Box!!!! Lovely!!
     

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