Odd baby chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenDan1022, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. ChickenDan1022

    ChickenDan1022 In the Brooder

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    I got this chick with a group of gold laced wyandottes. Ive had them for a week and he/she is alot smaller than the rest and there isnt any gold on the head. Can anyone tell me what kind of chick this is? Thanks in advance. 20180405_180738.jpg
     
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  2. 4 ever Orpington

    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington

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  3. ArborChicks

    ArborChicks Chirping

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    Where did you order your chicks from? How much smaller is the chick? Could it be small enough to be a bantam breed?

    It kinda looks like a standard Egyptian Fayoumis, which Meyer Hatchery has.

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  4. ChickenDan1022

    ChickenDan1022 In the Brooder

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    I got them from The Mad Hatcher. I put some three day old silver laced wyandotte in there today with him/her and they are about the same size. I was thinking maybe a bantam.
     
  5. ChickenDan1022

    ChickenDan1022 In the Brooder

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    **Update**
    So here is the same chick now 4 weeks old. Still not much bigger but feathers are filling out nicely. The other golden laced wyandottes are alot bigger. Any guesses? 20180420_180112.jpg 20180420_180112.jpg 20180420_175814.jpg
     
  6. rkapfen

    rkapfen Songster

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    I’m no expert but she kind of looks like a speckled sussex
     
  7. ChickenDan1022

    ChickenDan1022 In the Brooder

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    Definately similar but the place I got them doesnt even offer speckled sussex.
     
  8. VeggieGoneEggie

    VeggieGoneEggie Songster

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    Maybe she’s a silver penciled Wyandotte?
     
  9. ChickenDan1022

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    I just looked up some pictures of silver penciled wyandotte and the chicks are mostly white. I appreciate it.
     
  10. VeggieGoneEggie

    VeggieGoneEggie Songster

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    True - it does look like the chick feathering of a pencil feathered bird... but that dark red head is perplexing!
     

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