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Is she BO?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by artsyrobin, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    Hi everyone- this is one of my BO, she is 4 weeks old- but has feathers on her legs??


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  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm no expert but I don't believe they do. Maybe you have a mix. My BO does not have feathers on her legs and I do have some mixed breed chicks. She is a pure BO. If you look at one of the hatchery websites they have some pretty good pictures on there that might help you too.
     
  3. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    she obviously has a stray gene in there somewhere- but you couldn't ask for a sweeter baby- she is the first one on my lap to say hello...[​IMG] got her from Orschelns BO pullet bin- not sure which hatchery they order from....
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Some birds have "stub" of feathers that decide to crop up. It is an automatic disqualification at a show as well...the breed should not have it and could be cause for concern of a mix-breed (as we're seeing here! [​IMG])
     
  5. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    ok, so its basically sloppy breeding - i don't intend to show her- they are pets, small flock- wonder where Orschelns Home and Farm gets their chicks?? I'm assuming a large hachery...
     

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