Found a chick, don't know what breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Birkfarm, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Birkfarm

    Birkfarm New Egg

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    I've been trying to figure out what breed this chick is, but have no clue. A friend found her on the side of the road and gave her to us. Can anyone identify her?
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Maybe an australorp?
     
  3. fancyfeathers38

    fancyfeathers38 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it could be an Australorp or maybe an Orpington. That's strange that it was on the side on the road, its not hurt or anything?
     
  4. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poor baby! at least it has a home now! [​IMG]
     
  5. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it probably just got done crossing it.....



    badda bing! [​IMG]
     
  6. lionkitty71

    lionkitty71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got one jus like that from orschelns and was wondering the same thing... It was in a bin called pan fry special and they had no clue.
     
  7. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does it have a darker stripe down the back? If it does maybe Silver laced Wyandotte. From this pic looks like Australorp.Glad your friend found it and brought it to you.
     
  8. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    If you don't have any other chicks, make sure and give her a stuffed animal to snuggle up with. You need to hang a light bulb above the brooder where she can get some heat. Make sure it is around 95 degrees and leave enough space in the brooder for her to get away from the light if she is too warm. Make sure she has some water and chick starter crumble. You might try giving her a little boiled egg yolk too.
     
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  9. Birkfarm

    Birkfarm New Egg

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    She seems to be just fine, although really young! I'm not too familiar with raising baby chicks, the youngest I've gotten have been a month old. So this should be fun. I made a brooder for her with an light to keep her warm and have chick starter and water in there for her. I tried looking for a stuffed animal but can't seem to find one for her, so I'll have to go get one. I was thinking she might be an astralorp, but not sure. She's got beautiful colors, black and yellow. Can't really tell if she's got a darker stripe down the middle. Doesn't look like it. Maybe as she gets older it'll be easier to tell. Thanks for the help! [​IMG]
     
  10. Birkfarm

    Birkfarm New Egg

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    So an update.... still not sure what breed this chicken is. Although now that he's older we know that he's a rooster. He's got beautiful colors! Brown and iridescent green. He's got white spots on his underside and a solid white feather under his wing. Anybody know what he is now?

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