My little Poultry Platoon!

MoodyBroody622

Chirping
6 Years
Apr 23, 2013
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Scribner, Nebraska
I have a four year old Silver Duckwing Old English Game Hen Bantam named Paris, a 5 year old Black Cochin Bantam named Midnight, a 7 year old Black Cochin named Sophie, a sister pair of one year old Black Japanese Bantams named Zoey and Grace, a 1 year old Buff Black Tailed Japanese Rooster named George Tucker, and a Partridge Cochin Bantam named Jetta. They are my babies and I love them all so much! I buy them from TSC around easter when they are 24-36 hours old! I then raise them and hold them everyday, and I even carry them around in a pet purse with there heads sticking out like dogs! Some of them know tricks! They're favorite treat is Happy Hen Dried Meal Worms! They are spoiled and I love each and every one of them! I just recently added more poultry to my little flock! Before Easter I bought 8 bantam chicks: two Polish, one Silkie, and five Cochins! I dont know if they are hens or roosters yet! I also just bought a pair of Snowy Call Ducks and three more bantam hens at an Exotic Bird and Animal Auction! They dont have names yet! I need help naming them!!!
Thanks for reading!!!!!!
 

fogandcopper

Chirping
6 Years
Apr 23, 2013
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At two to three days old you can tell by the feathers on their wings. they will begin to get two sets of feathers. hens have a shorter set and a longer set while roosters have same length sets. This method is only 90% accurate but it works great. also when they are 6 to 8 weeks old roosters will start getting a bigger comb and may start crowing.
 

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