Chick id

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kellylake01, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. kellylake01

    kellylake01 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought6 chicks from the local ace hardware and I think 4 are mislabeled, how old do chicks have to be before with can get an accurate id of them.
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    It depends on the breed, some chicks you can tell just by looking at them when they are day old others you have to wait until they are almost fully feathered. If you post a picture of your chicks we could have a go at guessing.
     
  3. kellylake01

    kellylake01 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sold as Delaware and new Hampshire red[​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    The one that was sold as New Hampshire red looks right, I'm not sure on the 2nd one though. Could you get a better photo?
     
  6. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look like they could indeed be what they were sold as
     
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  8. Chicken Girl1

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    I think TLWR is right
     
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