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There are ways to tell male and female newly hatched chicks apart, though usually it requires a professional as it can be a delicate procedure (I...
Congrats on the hopefully-coming-soon-eggs!
Signs a pullet is getting ready to start laying include: the comb/wattles getting redder, she will squat down when approached (this is what she...
Have they started laying yet?
How old is she? Sometimes you get a surprise and they turn out to be a rooster.
When I had sebrights they grew up fast! However, as they get older their combs and color tends to change some. They acted mature when they were...
I'm glad she seems to be doing better!
Long-term illnesses can lead to some permanent damage, so she may always be a little unsteady or weak. I...
So cute! Congratulations!
Pretty chickens by the way! :)
They certainly could be Jersey Giants, especially if they were marked as such! Hatchery chickens don't always have the same size or exact coloring...
Where did you get them? They very well could be splash Jersey Giants.
Guessing is always fun! If it's a standard sized baby then since it doesn't have feathered feet or a crest, I would say it looks like a Lakenvelder.
Broody hens don't usually eat eggs, whether or not they are viable, though it is always an option. When eggs are eaten (whether by a broody hen or...
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Man, I super miss having chickens. I'll just have to live off all the cute baby pictures! :D
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What a cute little bantie though!
Silkie mixes can be slower growers.