asil

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alucard, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. alucard

    alucard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guys I have just got an asil(male) from a guy but I don't know the age . is there a way to tell if the bird is young or old. thanks
     
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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Go to the Feathersite and look at the different photos of your breed. They are good about showing full grown, teens, and chicks, or giving links to breeders which post photos.

    A full grown rooster will have a full size comb (according to breed size) and saddle feathers and tail (according to breed size). Some variations do occur if birds are mixed at all or if the breeding program was not adhering close to SOP (Standard of Perfection).

    Once a bird is fully mature, it is very hard to tell the age. At best over all condition can give clues (how smooth the legs look, how glossy and full the feathers are, comb condition, etc....but harsh environmental conditions can skew that).

    Other than that, without photos, and without my knowledge of Asil's in particular, I can give no further clue.

    Lady of McCamley
     
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