Buff Orpington feathers..

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MeganAJL, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. MeganAJL

    MeganAJL New Egg

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    My BOs are around 5-6 weeks old and so far their feathers are coming in nicely besides one. Hers are really slow and I'm curious if this is typical given their ages since I'm new to this. (The bottom left is the one I'm referring to. The one on top left is the same age.)
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Sometimes the slow feathering ones are roosters, are they suppose to be all females?
     
  3. MeganAJL

    MeganAJL New Egg

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    Yes. Supposed to be. [​IMG] The girl I bought them from said she would replace if any were Roos.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    If their combs turn pink in the next few weeks than they will be little roosters.
     

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