just got two pekins, my little girl sat on eggs off ebay and they were duds, so i managed to get two little pekins that were 2 days old and she has happily exceped them.
now not had pekins before, can you tell at an early age if these will be boys or girls.
or do i have to wait until they crow.
i would wait until she is up and running properly, they will see that she is not still 100% and will pick on her. when she is ready and fit i would put up a separate run so they can see her but can’t get her, it might only take a few days, make sure they can all eat near each other. good luck.
hello, i have 6 eggs from ebay that my silver laced wyandotte is sitting on at the moment.
never had large breed before or orpington bird.
i have heard they are a gentle breed that is why i thought of going with them.
what i don't know is do they scratch up the garden badly, as they are a heavy...
thank you. they are lavender araucana. they are hard to tell, my gut feeling when they hatched was hen and cockerel, but they are always chest bumping and mum has ditched them at a very early age, so makes me think both are cockerels. as she cared for the others for a long time last year and...