Not sure what breed of chick this is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HarleyHyena, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. HarleyHyena

    HarleyHyena Out Of The Brooder

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    I've never seen a chick look like this days after it has hatched... I have 4 roosters [One was a surprise!] I have a Silkie, a Leghorn, a rose comb brown leghorn and a new mystery rooster [He can't be the father, we just figure out he was a rooster lol]. As for hens I have so many different breeds... Americanas, a silkie, naked necks, and a handfull of other breeds. I've never seen a chick stay this scraggly... And it has one poof on the top of its head?


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  2. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not all chicks hatch nice and dry all fluffy. Looks like some of the egg goo stayed on your bird and gave him a funny hair style. Very common, and nothing to worry about. Your chick will develop normally.

    As for the breeding, it's a barnyard mix. Who knows what it is, but it isn't part Silkie, and its going to have barring.
     

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