Does anyone know what type of chickie this is?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lobzi, May 25, 2008.

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    I found her about 3 weeks ago and at that time she must have been about 3-4 days old Im guessing.
    She is small compared to other pics I have been viewing of chicks about her age and of course the feathers flip up rather than laying down.
    These pics were taken a few days ago and she must be about 4 weeks old at least.

  2. lilcountry

    lilcountry Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    Benson, NC
    Feathers flipping like that could mean she/he is frizzled I think it what they call it, this one is tough What color are the legs? If they are greenish could be Easter Egger or Americauna(spelling?)
    Last edited: May 25, 2008
  3. turducken_owner

    turducken_owner Hatching

    May 24, 2008
    frizzled black australorp they real beauts
  4. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    HI, thank you for your response. The legs are gray, no green. Is she small for her age? Maybe a bantam?
    She seems so small relative to other pics of chicks her age. I figure a she since I have read that lots of feather prior to sign of comb or waddle is indicative of a female. True? Also, she is extremely skiddish. Even afraid of the snail I put out for her to try and eat!
  5. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Quote:That's what I was thinking also.
  6. i thought frizzle black astrulorp too.
  7. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    Thank you all so much for your help. I really do think she is a beauty!

    Here is a pic of the first night I found her

  8. fourfeathers

    fourfeathers Songster

    Mar 7, 2008
    Western Kentucky
    Frizzled Black Austrolorp, very neat! But, "she" may be a "he".
  9. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    I will be pleased with whatever he or she. I was just reading so much and it said that lots of feathers prior to sign of comb or waddle is indicative of female. Also, the skiddishness exhibited especially when approached from overhead.

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