Is there a Turkey in the Henhouse?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Melvyn, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. Melvyn

    Melvyn New Egg

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    Hello all! I'm a fairly new member of BYC and extremely new to chickens. I have 13 - chicks that we got about 4 weeks ago. We bought them from a local feed store and told they were Silver Laced Wyandottes and Americaunas (although, I think one of them looks like a turkey) :)

    Thanks to everyone for all your wonderful posts and pictures. I use the BYC site daily. I plan to build a large permanent coop within the next few weeks and will be using ideas found here.

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  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I can see the one you're referring to, but at 4 weeks I would expect it to be quite a bit bigger than the chicks. Its possibly a different breed than any of the others? By it stance, perhaps a roo. If you can get a close-up shot of it, particularly the head, it will be easier to tell.
     
  3. Melvyn

    Melvyn New Egg

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    Oh my! A rooster? I never even thought about that. I will definitely try to get a close up of his/her head - they are awfully quick and very camera shy :)
     
  4. ghillie

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  5. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I, too, would expect it to be much bigger at four weeks. Best of luck!
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Get a whole body shot not just the head. :thumbsup
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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