7 days old

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bawgawk bawk, Mar 3, 2015.

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    bawgawk bawk Out Of The Brooder

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    7 day old TSC chicks. Striving very well and only had to clean pasty butt 7 time the first 4 days. We are all ecited. A little nervous that I might have 1 or 2 Roo's. 1st time having chickens. Love n it so far..
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Congrats on your new flock…they are so cute. Hope most turn out to be girls.
     
  3. bawgawk bawk

    bawgawk bawk Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope they are all girls too. But i think there may be 1 possibly 2 roo's. 1 always seems to sleep by itself. But 2 have shorter wings and no tail feathers yet. 4 have long wings and tail feathers.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Don't give up hope til they are older. But if you can't keep roo's look for someone local who is willing to take them on…just in case.
     
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they red sex links?
     
  6. bawgawk bawk

    bawgawk bawk Out Of The Brooder

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    It's possible they are red sex links or production reds. I've heard both breeds when i first posted pictures. Hoping for the production reds.
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Do they have white wing tips or are they red? At first I thought white, which would mean sex links, and all reddish chicks would be pullets. Looking again they look red. Why do you think you have a cockerel or 2?
     

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