my babies are in !

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

  1. daphneysmamma

    daphneysmamma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 there.lol) 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

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    Good luck and enjoy those chicks!
     
  3. mattsinger

    mattsinger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats how my last roo acted...and he was jsut a week old or so.
     

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