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Help with saddle feathers

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I believe this is an EE mix, although sold to me as a blue orpington. 11-12 weeks old. I was pretty sure this was a she, but I noticed some new feathers growing and wondered if these are roo saddle feathers. New to chicks, so definitely appreciate the insight smile.png
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I am no expert but I understand that a short tail with curved pointy feathers and pointy feathers growing in the neck are signs of a rooster.
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Originally Posted by luisen1996 View Post

I am no expert but I understand that a short tail with curved pointy feathers and pointy feathers growing in the neck are signs of a rooster.

x2 I agree

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4H Member and backyard chicken keeper! I keep bantams, standard, fancy and regular layers, and everything in-between! I also keep Cotournix quail, Button Quail and Pigeons!
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This video might be helpful.
https://youtu.be/8ffrSCfQUus
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