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Are saddle feathers a sure sign?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DottieMarie, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Songster

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    I have a SLW and GLW that I bought as pullets. Never even entered my mind that they may be roos but both have saddle feathers. Does that mean they're roos? If I get mixed answers I'll get some pic of them. Thx.
     
  2. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Songster

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    Anyone?
     
  3. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Songster

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    I really think pics would help saddle feathers usually mean rooster though.
     
  4. gjfarm

    gjfarm In the Brooder

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    I've been told that pointed saddle feathers indicate roosters. That has appeared to hold true with my birds.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Pointed saddle feathers on roosters and rounded saddle feathers on hens.
     

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