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OH DANG! *irony alert*

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by urbanhomesteader, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. urbanhomesteader

    urbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think one of the 4 Cuckoo Maran chicks I kept is a cockeral![​IMG]. I had 11 chicks in total and I gave away 7. I kept the 4 darkest thinking they were pullets. [​IMG]

    Today I took the chicks outside for the first time and in the light of day I could see that "Tootsie" has red on its comb already and none of the other 3 do. Tootsie also has not feathered up as fast as the other chicks.
    I suppose its ironic that the chick I named after a character that was a man masquirading as a woman turns out to be doing the same thing.[​IMG]
     
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. Llysse

    Llysse Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    [​IMG] Very funny!
     
  5. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2007
    I've done the opposite thing. You can't tell a Silkie's sex until they are quite a bit older than a month. I managed to sell off all of my roos and didn't know it for months. Had all these girls and no boy for them.
     
  6. Hoolie

    Hoolie Out Of The Brooder

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  7. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. MoonGoddess

    MoonGoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww, well look on the bright side...you'll have more fertile eggs soon and you can try again. [​IMG]
     
  9. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. urbanhomesteader

    urbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish that was an option. I can't keep roosters where I live. So if Tootsie is truly a roo I will have to find a new home for him. If no one will take him he's [​IMG].
     

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