Odd looking packing peanut

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Etakeh, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Etakeh

    Etakeh In the Brooder

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    I work in a farm store, and today we got in a shipment of chicks with an odd one - it's smaller than the others, has stubbly light yellow feathers, and what looks like red curly hairs sprinkled around. I can post a picture later, but I wondered if anyone had an idea of what this is - an odd breed, or something genetic?
     

  2. sunnibunny99

    sunnibunny99 Songster

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    I think we'll need a pic for this [​IMG]
     
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    Could just be a bantam frizzle - but post pics anyway!
     
  4. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

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    Wher ein Oregon are you, can we buy it, has it sold? [​IMG]
     

  5. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    I think that you should just take it home. That way we can all see what it grows up to be.
     
  6. Etakeh

    Etakeh In the Brooder

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    I do plan to take it home - I'm a sucker for these guys. I've got 6 at home already who are half-grown, so this guy may stay at work for a while until it gets bigger.

    He came in with a bunch of California Whites. One of my co-workers thinks that it may be a California with some screwy genetic thing.
    [​IMG]
     
  7. iheartchkns

    iheartchkns In the Brooder

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    He's a cute thing. Is his beak clipped up top? I couldn't guess at what it is, sorry.
     

  8. Etakeh

    Etakeh In the Brooder

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    It's still got a little egg-tooth there, I think.
     
  9. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Those little red hairs poking out are crazy! I hope you keep him and let us know how he looks with feathers. I have no idea what kind it could be? But it sure it cute! [​IMG]
     

  10. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    what a odd looking little fella. You have to keep us updated with photos as the little thing grows up.
     

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