Found my first chicken. What is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Scylla@aol.com, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. Scylla@aol.com

    Scylla@aol.com Out Of The Brooder

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    http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=2051366532938&set=a.1352661265743.2051333.1507744623&type=1&theater

    Hi
    all,

    I've known about this site and been wanting chickens in my Brooklyn NY backyard for some time. Well the option has been taken out of my hands. A little baby chicken wandered into my yard today. I fed & watered him and the poor thing must have been starving. I've been reading about what to feed it, and will have to expand it's quarters. I have no idea what kind he is or if he's a male or female. I don't know how to post pictures, but above is a link to my Facebook page with a picture of His Chickenness. Any and all help, information and advice would be appreciated.

    Thank you,

    Kathy
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cannot view the picture! A photosharing site like photo bucket also works.
     
  3. Scylla@aol.com

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  4. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like an Australorp- could you take a full picture of her that would help alot! I like them I have one named Emma and she is a terrific layer and a sweetheart too!
     
  5. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    You know this means you have to get another one right cause chickens are very social. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] and Gratz on the lucky find...
     
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  6. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dont think its an australorp
     
  7. Scylla@aol.com

    Scylla@aol.com Out Of The Brooder

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    I was thinking of keeping it indoors in a cage, like a pet bird. My parrot comes out at night, why not my chicken? But yes, if he's going to be an outside chicken, I'll have to get a friend. Yipee! This is such a friendly bird! It cheeps when it sees people and wants to be around us.

    Kathy
     
  8. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How come?
    is the bottom of her feet yellow/white/or pinkish? by the way is how old is she? Love the eyes!
     
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  9. Scylla@aol.com

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    I will get better pics tomorrow. (S)He's asleep now. I hope he's a She. Roosters aren't legal in the city, and I want eggs!
     

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