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Hatchery ..Blue Laced Red Wyandotte...post pics please

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by jm93030, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you don't mind, could you post some pics of these peeps again in a month or so? I'm curious as to how they'll look once they feather out more. I'd LOVE to get some BLRWs, but my brain (and my wallet) is balking at the reality of ordering from a breeder. :)
     
  2. farmerlayne1

    farmerlayne1 Out Of The Brooder

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    how can you tell the gender of a chick by there wing feathers?? And thanks for the pics, I got some 1 year olds the other day see!!!!![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. Nike

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    I got 4 blrw's from mcmurray and they are the friendliest out of all my chickens! They all love to sit in my lap and are pretty calm.

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    I'm pretty happy with the order as a whole. We got all different breeds but these blrw's are just fantastic! I guess I don't really care if they're splash or blue because I can't tell the difference anyways half the time. [​IMG]
     
  4. Texasmja

    Texasmja Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know if the bloodline that McMurray sells is sexlinked for fast feathering females, but I will find out in about 8 weeks if what I suspect is true. I have 20 at 3 days old with more advanced wing feathering and 5 that are slow feathering. There is also something that I have noticed in very young chicks, that has so far proven to be true with a few breeds, that the male chicks have a more upright stance (like roos) and the females lean forward more. I will attach a picture that will show more of what I mean below. I am no expert, I am just guessing and so far have been very accurate with the small number that I have had.

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  5. Texasmja

    Texasmja Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is another example of feather sexing but with a different breed.

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  6. farmerlayne1

    farmerlayne1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I see where ur getting at and it makes alot of since!!! I think mine might be a roo, could u look for me? This was about a week ago!!! In the middle.[​IMG]
     
  7. Texasmja

    Texasmja Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is the chick in the picture? I can only tell when they are 3-5 days old. Did you have any side shots and/or pictures of the wing feathering? I also noticed that the females that feather early also get their tail feathers earlier than the males.

    How old are they now?

    Are they all the same age in the picture?
     
  8. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have pics of ones from Meyer or Privett? [​IMG]
     
  9. farmerlayne1

    farmerlayne1 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are all about 5 days in that pic. I can't get anymore pics right now cause my camera is broke but when I fix it I'll post some.
     
  10. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is a pic of my girl, Violet from My Pet Chicken. Not the greatest pic of her, it has been soo hot here and is going through her last molt, should be getting some eggs from her really soon!


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