Chicks gone wild!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sylverfly, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Sylverfly

    Sylverfly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are some wild chicks that lost their mother, someone gave them to me to raise because we have no wildlife rehab in the area, what kind of chick are they or are they too young to tell still without an id pic of the mother.


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    Also there is a spoon in there because they were picking at each other so I thought I'd put something with a shine on it for them to peck at, and so far its working.
     
  2. rivers2011

    rivers2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whatever they are, they're CUTE![​IMG]
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    great idea with the spoon, you can also put a few tree branches in, with limbs, give them something to climb on

    They are flipping adorable! I don't have a guess, I am sure someone else will be able to help you
     
  4. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whatever they are, they're CUTE!love

    I second that emotion!

    They sure do look chicken like, don't they?​
     
  5. Meghalu

    Meghalu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oooh, what a cute mystery! Do you have quail or grouse in your area?
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess they are either pheasant or quail chicks.
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ooh, I was only thinking chicken, so I broke out my Cackle hatchery catalog, what about a Ringneck Pheasant? Are they in your area? The chicks look very similar to the ones in the catalog...not sure how many eggs they hatch though..just a thought

    another thought...Buttercups?
     
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  8. SeasideSilkies

    SeasideSilkies Out Of The Brooder

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    Those are tiny chicks!! so adorable
     
  9. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    Quote:I agree.
     
  10. Sylverfly

    Sylverfly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are cute too and I think they are either ringnecks chicks or ruffed grouse chicks we have both in the area. I added some branches for them and they are having a ball climbing and jumping off of them. I'm shocked at how friendly they are toward people, day one and they screamed to be talked to or held. They jump into anyones hand and just suck in attention. If all ringneck/grouse chicks are this tame I'm not sure how any survive to adulthood, they must have great birdy mothers.
     

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