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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bkbkbkerk, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. bkbkbkerk

    bkbkbkerk New Egg

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    Hi There! We're new to the world of chickens, having had a three egg incubator and now a 20 egg incubator ... yesterday morning our chickens started hatching ... everything going to plan - ie they were looking 'normal' ... yellow, brown, and some black balls of fully 'fluffed' chicks ... then we got what looks like a very very very small ostrich!!!! [​IMG]
    All the other chickens have fluff all over them and there eyes are set differently - the 'ostrich' eyes appear to face the front more. Does anyone have any idea what this little treasure might be??! Thanks in advance!
     
  2. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    Looks like a Turken! (naked neck chicken) What a cutie!!
     
  3. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Georgia
    Awwwwww That is soo cute [​IMG] and It's a baby Turken

    Thanks for sharing the pic
     
  4. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    I think you should call it a teacup ostrich!
    Cute baby.
     
  5. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    Congratulations! Yup, it's a turken, ugly as they come [​IMG]
     
  6. bkbkbkerk

    bkbkbkerk New Egg

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    Thanks for your replies! It's a mystery how this little fella made it into our incubator as the lady we got the eggs from certainly doesn't have any 'funny looking chooks' (as my son calls them) ... it will be interesting to see what he/she grows into!
    Thanks again,
    [​IMG]
     
  7. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2009
    Looks like a 1920's movie star on the red carpet!
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Love it!!!
     
  9. lngrid

    lngrid Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
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