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Mystery Chick, Bantam Cornish? Japanese?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by barkingpig, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. barkingpig

    barkingpig Just Hatched

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    Hi all,

    I'm new to this forum but I've been lurking for quite awhile. Like most, I'm just hopeful this chick is a female but I'm also trying to ID here with only a few possibilities given where she came from. She is approximately 4 weeks old and jumped out of the brooder when she saw me come into the feed store and said "pick me, pick me". Given the assorted bantam choices, she should be a Japanese Bantam, Old English, or Cornish. At first I was leaning towards Cornish but I'm not sure what to think about her leg color. No significant comb development but the comb area is wider than my other chicks. I'd appreciate any ideas...thanks so much!
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Don't know but, wondered who is feather plucking her/him?
     
  3. barkingpig

    barkingpig Just Hatched

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    Hmmm....I've seen no evidence of feather plucking or any feathers in the brooder. I have 3 chicks and 2 are 1 week younger than the platinum chick in question. He/she is definitely in the dinosaur stage and is pushing out feathers everywhere and is looking rather ragged. I'll keep my eyes out for that behavior although I've never seen chicks engage in feather plucking before.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    It's too young to tell at this point
     
  5. barkingpig

    barkingpig Just Hatched

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    Okay, thanks for replying!!
     

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