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does it have to do with the breed?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hasdaa, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. hasdaa

    hasdaa Out Of The Brooder

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    hi i got some chicks(pullets) and they are around 2 weeks old. they are becoming feathered, i also got a few other breeds and they are still little fluff balls. are the pullets getting feathered unlike the others because of the pullets breed? thanks.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Different breeds mature differently, and birds within breeds mature differently - just like people.
     
  4. hasdaa

    hasdaa Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks, i started this thread because all of their growth patterns… just seemed strange. [​IMG]
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    x2 on sourland's advice. Do you know what breeds you have?
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Also with - in the same breed males generally develop slower - which can be a clue to their gender but, not 100% accurate. hen you chicks are 6-8 weeks old you can post photos of them at "what breed or gender is this."
     
  7. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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  8. hasdaa

    hasdaa Out Of The Brooder

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    i do not know what breeds the pullets are but i do have a black sexlinx, 2 miniature bantams, 1 buff orpinton,1 white leghorn…. and thats all.
     

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