Chick is the baby growth stage of all breeds of chickens that may be raised on the player-owned farm. It hatches from the chicken egg growth stage one hour after that egg is placed in a pen. One hour later it becomes adolescent at which point all the different breeds look different.
As an item it will appear as one of the breeds, and will only appear as a chick when added to a pen. They eat vegetables, fruits, and seeds. When checked for produce, they will give 10 feathers, and an egg if they are female.