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Maturing at the same rate?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jakmallex, May 29, 2008.

  1. jakmallex

    jakmallex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Typically do chicks of the same breed mature at the same rate? I definitely have one male Ameraucana, the other 4 look similar and I'm hoping that means hens. I wasn't sure if sometimes there are late blooming roosters or not.
     
  2. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I know in some breeds , that tends to be the case. The males will feather out slower than the girls.
     
  3. jakmallex

    jakmallex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know hens and roosters mature at different times, I was wondering if all roosters will mature at the same pace as the other roosters.
     
  4. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    No they each mature at their own rate, like people. [​IMG]
     
  5. jakmallex

    jakmallex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too bad, right now I have 1 white silkie rooster and 1 ameraucana rooster out of 10 chickens and I was hoping it would stay that way. They're due for their 3 week old photoshoot this weekend, so I'll post some pics and see what others think.
     

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