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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

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

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    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

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    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

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    What sweet fuzzy butts!
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Oh my...I can't wait... [​IMG]
     
  6. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
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    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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