Are my chicks sunburned?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lisa Wood, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. Lisa Wood

    Lisa Wood Songster

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    Chicks are Golden Cuckoo Marans, and one Rhodebar. Ten weeks old, living outside in run and coop. While there is always access to direct sunlight, they have 20 by 10 canopy, and love to nap under coop. The first one especially, normally has pristine white skin on face.
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    No, they're just maturing. As the girls age and get closer to laying, their combs will get significantly larger and redder. The last bird looks to be a cockerel, with that big red comb at just 10 weeks old.
     
  3. Lisa Wood

    Lisa Wood Songster

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    Yes, he is Rooster Cogburn. I just thought he looked red also. Thankyou so much!
     

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