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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ClydeInHewitt, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. ClydeInHewitt

    ClydeInHewitt New Egg

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    Howdy folks,
    I received 18 cute little chicks about 3 weeks ago. I ordered 10 Amercaunas pullets and received extra "... males to keep the chicks warm." Problem is, I can only keep 5 (preferrably females) and I have no clue how to tell the difference other than colors. A neat observation, some of them hav greenish legs and the others have the typical yellowish.
    Any ideas on how I can distinguish my females from the others, preferrably before they reach full size?
     
  2. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

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    Hmm... if you post a few pictures here we might be able to help. I'm pretty good at picking out Ameraucanas since thats what we have too. [​IMG] As for the 'males for warmth', are these the ones with the yellow legs? If you can post a few pictures and I will help you as best I can. [​IMG]
     
  3. ClydeInHewitt

    ClydeInHewitt New Egg

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    Thanks 4H kids and mom!
    I have lots of pics and will try to post them. How do I go about posting the pictures?
     
  4. ClydeInHewitt

    ClydeInHewitt New Egg

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    OK, I think I've re-sized my photos and can post them to y avatar.
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2007

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