Help me identify this chick (breed)!! Please? :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenmama916, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Chickenmama916

    Chickenmama916 New Egg

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    Hi,

    I am an ER veterinary technician and a chick was surrendered at my hospital tonight because the owner thought it had been injured and needed to be euthanized. Upon inspection it appears to be suffering from wry neck. Whether the cause is from an injury, vitamin deficiency or neurologic issue is unknown but I have decided to give it a chance and see if it recovers. Meanwhile, I'd like some feedback on possible breeds. I know my pictures aren't the best but it's hard to get good ones when the head is falling to the side, the back or upside down so I did the best I could. The comb (what little there is) looks like it may be a rose comb but it's hard to tell. The age is unknown but if I had to guess I would say 3-4 weeks old. Thanks for your input! :) Jenny




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  2. Tara K

    Tara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure of the breed.. However I did just cure wry neck in my silkie about a month ago.. I was a vet tech too;)
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    if it has grey looking legs then its a silver lakenvelder, I would check it for mites/lice just to make sure
     
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  4. Chickenmama916

    Chickenmama916 New Egg

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    The legs/feet are yellow and featherless and feet are 4 toed. It has a silver spangled color pattern but that's as far as I got. :)
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    yellow, featherless legs, possible rose comb and colombian pattern......might be a colombian wyandotte (not sure if they come in this variety or not) might even be a mix breed
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a mixed breed to me. A poor quality Columbian Wyandotte is possible, but this bird seems to have too much black to be one (my Columbian Wyandotte looked different as a young chick).
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be a Columbian Wyandotte, but I think a mixed breed is more likely.
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    x2.I hope you get it to recover
     
  9. Mickey Lou 04

    Mickey Lou 04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful chick, hope it recovers well.
     
  10. Tara K

    Tara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any updates? How's the chick doing?
     

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