BLACK STAR-Something Wrong?? (Pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Gvnam, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there something wrong with the smallest one of my chicks? They are supposed to be Black Stars. (sorry I didn't mark it! I don't know how to [​IMG]) It is (Velvet) VERY VERY tiny compared to the rest, is also a dark color than the rest. I'm not sure if it is a hatchery mix up and I got the wrong breed or what. It's wings stick out on it's side slightly. It's feet and legs are TOTALLY black compared to the pink and black legs of the rest. The others have brown on their wings, this has no brown. It is also very slow in movement and is slightly weaker, but it stays active and keeps up with the other girls. It eats well (crop is constantly full) and drinks plenty.

    Here they are on my basement floor, Velvet is the on on the far right.
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    This is a zoomed in image of the one above. Velvet is on the right.
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    Them eating in their coop; Velvet in the middle of them.
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    Here they are again, Velvet in the middle.
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  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Did you order that many? Could it be a bantam that they added extra as a mystery bird some do that.
     
  3. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only ordered 4.
     
  4. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    send a picture and the breeder and they may make it up to you
     

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