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Found this chick in a parking lot, any ideas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by horsekrazy74, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. horsekrazy74

    horsekrazy74 Out Of The Brooder

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    Had a friend drop this chick off at our house a few weeks ago because they knew we had chickens after they found it peeping loudly in a parking lot. We ended up giving her to a friend who had baby chicks at the time. Any ideas as to what she could be? We first guessed turkey, then quail, and now I think shes some type of chicken. She is the brown ugly one in the middle of the lavender orpingtons, anyone have any input!?!?
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would guess some kind of game hen.
     
  3. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree a game hen.

    If you think she's ugly, send her to me! I'll put her to work raising babies to her little heart's content when she's older [​IMG]
     
  5. horsekrazy74

    horsekrazy74 Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha! She's cute in her own little way, but I was SO happy to have found her a home where she was with babies her age, she fits into this little flock so well I have heard!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't think she is ugly at all
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. poppycock1974

    poppycock1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of the posts I read about a wandering chicken seem to end up as game hens. I too rescued a game hen when she was about 12 weeks old. I like to think of them as the gypsies of the chicken world or maybe the rebels.
     

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