Feathers, feathers, feathers...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by terjul, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. terjul

    terjul Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I've got a 5 week old Red Sexlink and she's feathering out nicely with her beautiful red feathers, however, she has absolutely nothing on her back, nor does she have any tail feathers. I'm new to this breed, so I'm not sure when these should come in. I apologize for the extremely fuzzy pic, but I'm hoping someone can give me some information on this.

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    Thanks so much!
     
  2. PineShavings

    PineShavings Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, usually wing feathers will come first.. Then the tail and body feathers. I have a few sex links.. good layers but they are bullies to other breeds.
     
  3. terjul

    terjul Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much! We will patiently wait for the feathers to come in. I was just worried because all the other pullets have them and she doesn't. So far we haven't experienced any bullying from her, but rather our GLW. :jumpy
     

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