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Purple Beak

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by theacw, May 17, 2011.

  1. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does it mean when my 2 week old wyandotte girl has a purple mark in the middle of its beak that takes up 40% of the beak?

    Please dont say boy [​IMG] thats all I found when I searched around
     
  2. Dutchess

    Dutchess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry, I'm not much help, but if it makes you feel better my 3 week old Barred Rocks have that coloring on their beaks too. They are from my pet chicken, they have been sexed, but that doesn't mean the "sexer" wasn't having a bad day. [​IMG]
    I'll be curious to see what others have to say.
     
  3. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well thanks for the input. You said they were sexed? Male or females?

    When I saw that, they were talking about parakeets or something so I am not going to get too nervous yet. But I am realllly hoping it will be a female so I can keep her, we have grown quite close [​IMG] And I live in town so fingers crossed!!!
     
  4. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, I doubt this relates but she does wipe her beak back and forth on things every now and then but so does my other one with a normal colored beak.
     

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