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Odd RIR

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by princess buttercup, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. princess buttercup

    princess buttercup New Egg

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    I have 24 RIR. 11 days old. All female. I was thrilled when they started getting tail feathers. They are so cute! But, one has no tail feathers. None. Not even a little poking out. Is she a different breed maybe? or just an odd chick?
     
  2. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sometimes they just dont get tail feather until they get older or they just dont get them at all. I know one of my red sex links [half rir] doesnt have a tail feather
     
  3. bantamgal

    bantamgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is someone picking the feathers out of her"?
     
  4. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    MIne feathered out slow too! She is 7 weeks old and still has the baby "flyaway" fluffies on her head! They say that the roos feather out slower, but mine IS a girl, so that rules that out...lol.
     

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