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herechickchick, Here are some RIR chick pics for you

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BamaChicken, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    These hatched yesterday. One is very large so obviously he will be a cockeral. Two of them still need to fluff up a bit.

  2. Moselle

    Moselle Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Are Cockerals always larger? I have two 11-day-old RIRs - the one that I am guessing is a roo has not developed wing feathers as quickly as my other 6 chicks, but it's also the smallest of the bunch. When I got them at 2 days old, this chick's wings almost looked as though they'd been clipped - they were just so much shorter than the wing feathers of the other RIR and other chicks. I'm still holding out hope that it's a "she". We'd hate to have to say goodbye.
  3. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Some of them really are larger. I Have had cockerals that were late bloomers too. I don't really know about the wing thing. Hope you get a pullet.
  4. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    What sweet fuzzy butts!
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Oh my...I can't wait... [​IMG]
  6. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Julie, the color of your RIR's is just amazing! I can't wait to have some of my own.

    Thank you very much for sharing.

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