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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by NestingHillsSC, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. NestingHillsSC

    NestingHillsSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 6 chicks from TS. They are 2 weeks old. I noticed that 5 have long tail feathers and 1 has very short tail feathers. There were suppose to be all pullet reds. I read here that roo's will have the short tail feathers. It is actually the smallest one them all that I can tell. Wing feathers not as long as the rest either. Anybody want to chime in.
     
  2. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    It could be a slow growing pullet or a roo. Hatcheries do make mistakes sometimes when sexing.
     
  3. Baggagolers

    Baggagolers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 and only time will tell.
     

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