my babies are in !

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by daphneysmamma, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. daphneysmamma

    daphneysmamma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2013
    erwin , NC
    so we got our chicks last night.. they are 4 days old today. they are absolutely precious.. a friend told me as far a sexing that if there are 2 rows of wing feathers its a hen .. if they are all the same a rooster. so i believe ( if this is correct ) i have 5 hens and 1 rooster.( i really hope its not 5 roosters and 1 hen :/ ) they are dominique and buff orpington cross. .. i just find it odd that the one i think may be the roo is smaller than the others and i thought it would be the other way around.. but he has short little stubby wings different from the others and he even acts different . he acts like he likes attention and almost like he is watching out for the others while they eat. the cat came in and seen them ( he cant get them and i was and that one chic just went right up to the cage to the cat.. is this rooster behavior already ?
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2013
    Good luck and enjoy those chicks!
  3. mattsinger

    mattsinger Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2013
    Davison, MI
    thats how my last roo acted...and he was jsut a week old or so.

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