Do different breeds feather out at different times??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rambunctious, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. rambunctious

    rambunctious Chirping

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    I have 15 chicks I got all at the same time. Same hatch day (as far as I know). I have some that already have most of their wing feathers, and others that are just starting to get their wing feathers. Size is a big deal too. My RIR have majority wing feathers and are bigger than 2 of my CW. Anything I need to be concerned with?
     

  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

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    Some breeds do feather in faster or slower than others and some genders with certain breeds will father faster or slower. Brahmas are very slow to feather in.
     
  3. SJ

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