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Is this a Lakenvelder chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CrystalFox, May 3, 2016.

  1. CrystalFox

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    I bought this chick and believe it is not the breed I was told it is. I bought it as a Fayoumi Egyptian, but am now thinking it is a Lakenvelder. It's about 3 weeks old. Her fluff was mostly gray with some peach in her face, and her legs are gray. Thanks :D

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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Looks like she may be a Lakenvelder. I have one of my own. They're beautiful birds.
     
  3. CrystalFox

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    Thanks! I'm just concerned because I have heard they can be flighty, and she is going in a backyard coop.
     
  4. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Mine is flighty, but that was papartially my mistake for not handling her much as a chick...
     
  5. CrystalFox

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    Do you think if I handled her a lot she would do good in a suburban backyard? Or should I try and find her a new home with more space? I just wants what's best for her. :/
     
  6. ChickenLover200

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    I'll be in the barn!
    I think she'd do fine. I don't have much experience living in the suburbs though ;)
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lakenvelders are a very flighty breed. If they get cornered or startled they're gonna fly. I'd say clip wings for sure if your gonna keep her.
     
  8. CrystalFox

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    Thank you for the advise. That defiantly sounds like a good idea.
     

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