Just my luck... what I got out of the pullet bin! (Update)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sock Puppet, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

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    Well, I went to the Pet Club and they had just gotten in some little standard chicks about an hour before I got there. The guy said they were all pullets [​IMG]

    I was lucky, they had so many cute little chicks running around. I decided to get 2 standard chicks for eggs, since I have 8 Bantams at home. 10 is my limit. I looked at all the cute little Ameracauna's (thats what the sign said [​IMG] I chose two, they were soooo adoarable.

    Anyway, I chose two of the most adorable EE's... [​IMG]

    This is Butterscotch...
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    two weeks later...
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    This is Lemondrop...
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    two weeks later...
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    And then I saw that they had some SLW's. Ive been wanting one. I just couldnt pass up getting one. So I stood their a bit and looked at all the little SLW's. There were so many of them running around, just so cute! I spotted one and reached in and grabbed my SLW pullet chick.

    This is Biscuit...
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    Two weeks later...
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    Biscuits Face...
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    Of all the SLW's I could have chosen, why this one [​IMG]

    Unless by some fluke, SLW pullets start getting red in their combs and wattles at two weeks of age [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2009
  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Beautiful babies!
     
  3. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

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    Quote:Thank you! [​IMG]
     
  4. kellykate

    kellykate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ahhh I have the same issue! I got a SLW from MPC (sexed as a pullet) and she is a sweet-heart. Loves to jump up on my shoulder and hang out. But I've noticed her comb turning pink -- not red but pinkish -- very similar to yours -- she is 4 weeks old. I am curious to see if anyone responds regarding SLW combs! Let me know if you want to see a pic as comparison. Good luck -- all three chicks are cute-as-can-be! And I love your photos![​IMG]
     
  5. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

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    Quote:Would love to see a picture of yours, that way we can compare. Mine is only two weeks and already turning pinkish/red. Its worse than even 3 days ago.
     
  6. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Aw, I just love Lemondrop!
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Biscuit is a cockerel.
     
  8. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

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    Quote:Lemondrop is the best [​IMG] She always wants to be with us and will climb into my hand so I can pick her up. If she's down on the ground she will fly up onto my lap. She's a cuddler [​IMG]

    Quote:Thats what I was thinking. I could tell from day one [​IMG] Very aggressive, it wasnt until he was 1 1/2 weeks that you could see the pinkish/red coming in on his comb. Which is really early I thought. Oh well!
     
  9. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    god i hope all of mine are pullet's, i have a thread up with pics
     
  10. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

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    Quote:I sooo know what you mean, I hope they are all pullets for you. Its just my luck to pick the roo out of 80 some odd chicks in a pullet bin [​IMG]
     

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