Dominique Chicks question !

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LindaNH, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. LindaNH

    LindaNH In the Brooder

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    I am new to raising chickens, I bought my first chicks a few weeks ago. They are Dominiques, they were supposed to be all female, but I'm relatively certain one is male ... Any guesses out there ? The one in question grew long tail feathers early which are now drooping downwards, the other 2 are just starting to grow their tail feathers and seem to be growing out in a different fashion. This chick is also the first one to the cage door when opened and starts pecking my hand, no combs are developing as yet, one is just beginning to get pink on the ridge on their beak. Any help would be great !! Pics attached....
     

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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Must hatch more Premium Member Project Manager

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    How many weeks if a few weeks ago?
    Can you post separate close up face pictures please?


    btw..:welcome
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Also need to see them standing naturally in profile - pictures don't show leg color etc. Too small (photos) to see details.
     
  5. LindaNH

    LindaNH In the Brooder

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    I've give them another week and post some photos !
     

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