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Before & After (photos)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Breezy_Living, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Breezy_Living

    Breezy_Living Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first flock and I can't believe they're already about 10 weeks old!
    For years I wanted to raise chickens but we never had the living conditions to do so... until this year. [​IMG] I'm so proud of my growing girls and they have taught me so much. So this thread is dedicated to my before & after photos. [​IMG]


    A couple weeks old, romping outside while I cleaned their "house".
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    Within the last couple weeks, enjoying some strawberries and seedless grapes!
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  2. PlayaChicken

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    Very cute! That BR looks a tad manly.
     
  3. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think it's a BR. If I'm correct it's a male black sexlink who now has barred coloration as an "adult" or cockerel. [​IMG]

    Actually... it appears that the other barred one is a black sexlink cockerel as well. Were you aware that your chicks were males, Breezy?
     
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  4. Breezy_Living

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    The feed store told me they were Barred Rock and Rhode Island Red.

    I have had a nagging suspicion about that one... perhaps I'll put a Barbie and G.I. Joe in the coop and see which one it prefers. [​IMG]
     
  5. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL.

    I'm going to subscribe to this thread. Will you post again in it once you find out the sex? I'm curious now.

    I have two BR's and I'd wager that you have black sexlink males..........

    Although I could be wrong! Don't tell my BF I just said those words, though. He'd faint. [​IMG]
     
  6. Breezy_Living

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    Funny thing, I can hear my husband having a similar reaction. [​IMG];)

    It probably won't be another 10 weeks-ish before I know if anything edible will come from him/her. Unless there is a special trick, we will just have to wait and see!
     
  7. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait, yes. I remembered another way. BR females have a black dusting on their legs that make them look kind of dirty. I don't believe I see that on yours. So perhaps they could still be BR's, but they aren't female.
     
  8. Breezy_Living

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    A better view of the "lady" in question...

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