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At what age can i tell bearded silkie?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by adorable, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age can i start telling the difference between bearded and non-bearded?
     
  2. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    As soon as the chicks hatch, or until the fuzz dries. Bearded chicks have a "pouf" close to bottom of the eyes, and if a big beard, this pouf will continue under the chin. Non bearded look same as any other chick- "smooth faced".

    Look up pictures of easter egger chicks..
     
  3. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks alot.
     

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