Possible problem! Not sure!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ericdec69, May 29, 2016.

  1. Ericdec69

    Ericdec69 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im just starting out so I'm not sure if this is a problem that I need to tend to ASAP or if it's just a slow growth issue, I'm starting small just 5 RIR I got from a friend who over bought chicks (all bought at the same time), they were a few months old (I'm guessing) when I received them and all are doing pretty well so far, I just have this one bird that has a very low comb & a short wattle and a bit pale in comparison to the others, she isn't acting strange (as normal as a chicken can be, lol) or sluggish, so is there something I should be doing or will it correct itself in time??
    First pic is the one in question, Patriot!
    The second is one of the others, Stir Fry!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Patriot is a pullet. Stir Fry may very well be a cockerel - picture is not definitive. Can you post a profile of Stir Fry and the other 3.
     
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  3. Ericdec69

    Ericdec69 Out Of The Brooder

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    Really!?!? Thanks!!
    Yes I'll try and get full shots of all of them, thanks for the help & info, I'll put up pics asap! Thanks again!
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  4. Ericdec69

    Ericdec69 Out Of The Brooder

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    OK here is my little flock.
    This is Geraldine
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    Somewhat of a profile of Patriot
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    Stir Fry
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    Nugget
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    Cornelius
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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, but Patriot is your only pullet. The other four are cockerels. [​IMG]
     
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  6. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Patriot is your lovely girl[​IMG]
    The others are boys, I think they all look like they are well taken care of and coming along nicely, if that helps.
     
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  7. Ericdec69

    Ericdec69 Out Of The Brooder

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    G-R-E-A-T!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Thanks folks! Kind of figured something was wrong but not that wrong! Lol
    Just my luck! Lol not really complaining, got them for free but this is what happens when you get chicks from tractor supply!! Lol
    Anyone need a couple of Roosters??? Lol
    Thanks again folks!!
     
  8. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might ask your friend if they bought straight run or pullets. [​IMG] Looks like you may have a few alarm clocks
     
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  9. Ericdec69

    Ericdec69 Out Of The Brooder

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    @RonC Nope looks like I have some meat soon then expected.[​IMG][​IMG] Lol
     

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