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Baby hen with a short tail and wing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by youtubeminer, May 25, 2016.

  1. youtubeminer

    youtubeminer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our friends got all pullets 3 weeks ago and one of them has a short tail and wing and smaller than the other hens and were worried of its a rooster or a hen is there a problem with the hen growing more slower than the other ones or its a rooster?
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerels tend to grow in feathers slower than pullets :)
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    The rate a chick feathers in usually is not an indication of gender. I've had cockerels that were the first chicks feathered in, and I've had pullets that were very slow to finish feathering.
     
  4. youtubeminer

    youtubeminer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our chicken breed is a Rhode Island Red and a Rhode Island white crossed breed
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Which was the rooster and which was the hen?
     

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