23 weeks old, not sure of breed or gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wichitachick, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. wichitachick

    wichitachick New Egg

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    I got this one from a friend about 6 weeks ago. At the time it was 16 weeks old. It hasn't grown anything since that would help me identify the breed or sex. what is it?!
     
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Aseel pullet. Beautiful bird.
     
  3. wichitachick

    wichitachick New Egg

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    Is it normal for them to develop so slowly? The other birds she purchased at the same time have waddles, combs and are starting to lay.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    They aren't a production breed, so a slower rate of develop is very normal. They are also a pea combed breed, so they look different when matured, compared to single comb breeds. And they never develop much in terms of wattles.
    The coloring is female specific. She's a Wheaten. Male Wheatens look much different.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Aseel pullet
     
  6. wichitachick

    wichitachick New Egg

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    Not a production breed? Does that mean it won't lay?
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    it means they don't lay a lot of eggs
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    They lay, just not as much as birds that are specifically bred for egg laying ability. Production breeds lay just about everyday. Aseel average about 3 to 5 eggs a week.
     
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