Is this chick's feathers coming in properly?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GaNewChick, May 13, 2009.

  1. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    McDonough, Ga.
    These two red six links (pullets) were purchased at the same time. They are approx. 6 to 7 weeks old.

    The first one is almost completely feathered. The other one is not feathering like the other. Is it a roo? Is it just slower? Is it normal? This was the best pics I could get as they won't be still. If your arm is a feather....from the shoulder to the elbow seems to have no feather. From the elbow to the hand, it does. I never see them picking on each other and there are no feathers in their bedding.

    Thanks everyone in advance!!!!

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  2. R@ndy

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like the stage mine are going threw:cool:
     
  3. tattooedchickenlady

    tattooedchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always heard that the ones slow to feather were boys.......maybe it wasn't actually a RSL pullet?
     
  4. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    Quote:That was my thought too. Other than that, looks normal! [​IMG]
     
  5. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    McDonough, Ga.
    Thanks everyone....I'm going to send pics to the seller. If it indeed is a roo, then I'll try to work out a swap with him. He assured me they were both pullets.

    Thanks again!
     

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