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Funny Feathers part 2

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blue fire, Jul 25, 2007.

  1. blue fire

    blue fire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is up with my chickens feathers?We know she is a girl but does she have rooster-like feathers?
     
  2. Sharona

    Sharona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is she? how old?
     
  3. DementedHam

    DementedHam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it looks to me as if she still has her baby feathers and hasn't molted. RIR? right?

    edit; or maybe it is a roo now that i look closer
     
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  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Hmmmmm..I wish there was a pic of the head....sure looks like a RIR roo butt! LOL
     
  5. blue fire

    blue fire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She/he is 14 weeks old and a RIR
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  6. SandraChick

    SandraChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    cockle doodle dooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    14 weeks? Hmm... slow blooming roo... If you are lucky, it could be a hen with big feathers that haven't grown out..... Wait and see I guess. Her back half is awefully rooish.
     
  8. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    We know she is a girl

    How do you KNOW???

    If its because the hatchery said so, dont count on it. Sexing is on 90%. I dont know how else you would KNOW!! [​IMG]
     

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