*HOW* fast do they grow? Geez.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by DazeGoneBy, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. DazeGoneBy

    DazeGoneBy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was ClaraBell when she was about a week old (just a guess). That is my 9-year-old's hand holding her.
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    This is her just one month later. She's already an awkward teenager. But, I'm worried about all those tufted feathers around her neck, and how red her comb is coming in. I'm scared she isn't ClaraBell, but Clarence Bill. That would be sad, since we just can't have a rooster. [​IMG] So, hopefully, this is just normal for this breed (Dominique).
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  2. Skitz

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    she's looking like a pullet to me [​IMG] lucky you!
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I'm sorry-the width of the comb and color-plus those red wattles says otherwise:(
     
  4. DazeGoneBy

    DazeGoneBy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my. It seems I have a 50/50 shot?

    I love this chick. So sweet. I'm hoping so hard for a girl. [​IMG]
     
  5. Skitz

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    yes...that kind of combs grow slower wow didn't remember lol can you take a full body pic?
     
  6. DazeGoneBy

    DazeGoneBy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are some give-aways it is a boy?
     
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  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:The tree trunks for legs says alot too:( I hope Im wrong but I dont think so [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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