New to chicken raising

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jlewallen, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. jlewallen

    jlewallen New Egg

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    Last spring, around the end of April, my daughter brought a baby chick home from school. It was part of a class project to hatch the eggs and the kids got to keep them. We have absolutely no information about the breed of this chicken and I have been unsuccessful matching it to pictures. It is about 6 months old now.
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  2. MaddiesMum

    MaddiesMum Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am not familiar with it either, could be a mix of some sort. Whatever it is, it's a gorgeous bird and you should be proud of the new addition(s) to the family :)
     
  3. jlewallen

    jlewallen New Egg

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    Thank you.
     
  4. Catfish267

    Catfish267 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    get a friend for it.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a cute little mixed breed hen, but she doesn't look anywhere near 6 months old.
     
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  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 and if she is the only bird you have I highly suggest you get her a buddy. Chickens are not solitary animals.
     
  7. jlewallen

    jlewallen New Egg

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    She had a friend originally, but the other did not survive. Planning to add to the flock in the spring.
     

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