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Just an update to say at 18 weeks it's obvious they're all female like my helpers on this forum helped me predict. :)
This one is still a mystery re: gender
Currently 18 weeks
Here's she is at 18 weeks (in the back). Her crest is sparse, but so cute. She looks a lot more like her CCL dad than her Welsummer mom to me....
I got better pics of the 18 week old production red x crested cream legbar...I'm holding out a little hope for this one since 18 weeks may be...
Sorry! Also 18 weeks today
This one (foreground) is also through the 1/4" cloth so maybe to hard, but it's a crested cream legbar over production red and I'm not sure...
Thank you both for trying to help :)
A) I'm horrible at pics
B) I didn't have time to take the chicken out...I'm not sure these are any better!
18 week old blue ameraucana has had me stumped until now. Feathers at base of tail look suspect...help?
Blooie, the link took me to page 16, but no beekissed post. I don't need the help, just testing it for the newbies. :)
I never put DE in my deep litter...kills the good soil bugs.
I keep water in the run and the chickens will go out for it. Granted, I live in TX...
For reference, this pic is of my 2 pure WL chicks at the same age and one is obviously a cockerel
Cliffsdad, your chicks are beautiful...and much cleaner than mine LOL
I just snapped these pics and they just covered their chests in a bit of a...
Good to know!! My sapphires are 4.5 weeks now and none have any color or growth in their little combs. I hope your experience holds true :)
I separated out your points that I'll address...
 good to know!
 yes. Chopped garlic and herbs are always free choice, not in the FF
[ATTACH] And I have three CCLxWL (sapphires) that are also straight run. They are the two predominantly white chicks in this pic.
Any idea when...
And this is a CCL x production red (foreground) and pure CCL (background)[ATTACH]
Not sure yet on gender
This was at about 2.5 weeks
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] This is supposed to be a pullet.
CCLxWelsummer (I think in that order)
About 3 weeks old here
I'm looking forward to the Olive...
That's good to hear. I barely use any now, but do have food grade DE. I read a few blogs where they were adding to custom food mixes at about 2%...
I guess the grass pic doesn't have a size comparison which probably doesn't help, either. "She" probably has some bantam in her mix, too,...
Barnyard mix with some Cochin
8 week pic in bright sun in grass
New pics in natural light, but not bright sun
9.5 weeks old