baby roo feathers

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by doublebow, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. doublebow

    doublebow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do baby roosters start out with pointy hackle feathers? I have a new 6-7 wk old EE roo but the only thing that is roo-ish about him is his comb. Can't do pics right now, sorry. The feathers on his saddle area and his hackle area are rounded.
     
  2. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You start to notice roo feathers around 6-7 months [​IMG]
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    My welsummer cockeral is just starting to get his iridescent blue tail feathers. He is 7 weeks old. No pointy hackle feathers yet though.
     
  4. doublebow

    doublebow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All right, thanks. He already has a very pink comb. Hopefully a roo, then.
     

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