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Just got Ideal day olds and some look like chipmunks...no kidding!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by livingrn, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. livingrn

    livingrn Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 25, 2008
    I just recieved a shippment from Ideal and there are several that they added and they look like little chipmunks by the colors and strips on their backs. Does anyone hae any idea what they are? I am so new to this and I am at a loss. Thanks for any help.
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Without pics, we are just guessing. I have a welsummer chick that looks like a chipmunk. The gold and silver laced wyandotte have some stripes on them also. There are some others I think. Post some pics so we can give you a better idea. [​IMG]
  3. ManOfTheJerseyGiant

    ManOfTheJerseyGiant Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 26, 2007
    Henderson NC
    Do they have feather feeet if they do it might be a silver pencil cochin.
  4. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Welcome to the BYC from another Hoosier! Do you have any pic's of your chicks? There is a good chance they are Easter Eggers (EE's) if they look alot like chipmunks. I have a few, grown though. [​IMG] They are really nice chickens, some of my favorite breed. Someone else may have some other ideas. Have fun on the BYC!!
  5. livingrn

    livingrn Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 25, 2008
    I tried to attach pics but I can't figure out how to post it here. Sorry, guess I'm just as clueless with computer as I am with chicks.
  6. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2007
    Newton, NC
    Brown leghorns also look like chipmunks
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    So are Welsummers
  8. coopist

    coopist Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
    Midwest U.S.
    If they have extra fuzzy faces (beards and muffs), they're probably Easter Eggers. They often look like chipmunks.
  9. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    I got Jersey Giant eggs from Ideal. 4 out of 12 hatched. I got 3 giants and 1 mystery chick that was chipmunk colored. we are still waiting to see what it is. Only time will tell. It's a nice looking chick so I don't mind.
  10. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    South Dakota
    Quote:Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Congrats on the new chicks [​IMG] Do you have a photobucket account? You need to upload your pics to a place like photobucket, or webshots-I think works to. Photobucket is real easy to sign up with, it's a step by step process, and it's free. Then you can just click on the IMG link of a pic you have uploaded, and paste it in your message. Hope that helps,


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