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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cellochck, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. cellochck

    cellochck In the Brooder

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    So my husband brought this little guy home yesterday from his school. Every year one of the bio classes raises chicks, and at the end some of the kids can't take them home. This little guy was the only one in need of a home. We know its a bantam something, but we aren't sure of breed or sex. Any ideas? I was also hoping to get some friends for it, but I'm not sure how to introduce other chicks. The chick is about four or five weeks old. I'll try to upload more pics, but I'm having some trouble.

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  2. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Songster

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    Kind of looks like a barred rock, but the feathered feet?? hmmmmmmmm
    He is really cute, though!!
     
  3. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    a barred cochin
     
  4. SouthernChick

    SouthernChick Chirping

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    Is there a barred cuckoo maran bantam?
     

  5. cellochck

    cellochck In the Brooder

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    Thanks for ideas. I've managed to upload another pic. Do you think that I can introduce some other chicks to him/her without many issues? This is my first chick, and right now I don't have any other chickens. I've never introduced other chickens, so I'm not quite sure what to do. Suggestions?
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  6. Bring

    Bring Songster

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    I vote barred Cochin. Marans dont have feathered feet.
     
  7. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Songster

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    Quote:Yes it's a barred cochin, but marans can have lightly feathered feet and shanks. [​IMG]
     

  8. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    Quote:Yes it's a barred cochin, but marans can have lightly feathered feet and shanks. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] i did something right!
    and idk why you wouldnt be able to get more chicks and intorduce(sp?) them. just make sure they;re around the same age
     
  9. cactus-hen

    cactus-hen Songster

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    At this age it wouldn't be a problem introducing other chicks. I would do it at night.
     

  10. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    marans can have slight feathered feet, but ive never seen one with so much..so i would lean towards it being something else [​IMG]
     
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