Baby chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ogdenfarms22, May 18, 2017.

  1. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you tell what kind of chick this is? Looks like a neighbors chicken laued eggs and hatched them but this little guy was left all alone. I think the cats may have caused that.
     

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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    There are many breeds that have chipmunk chicks, and the wild type pattern (chipmunk) is very common in mixed breeds.

    So without knowing the circumstances, especially if it is a neighbor's hen who was brooding, so we assume free range rather than controlled breeding pen, chances are it is a mixed breed chick.

    "Probably" female as 3 colored striped with marking from head, down neck, to tail without a break is "often" female in wild type (but not always).

    LofMc
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Much to young, please post new photo when chick is feathered out.
     
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