question about SLW

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blue fire, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. blue fire

    blue fire Songster

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    I have a SLW pullet that I think is 11 wks old and she is already taller than my Orpington and BR hens. Is that normal? Just wondering....
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    My SLW is smaller than my other birds- but she's a poor quality hen from McMurray. I never realized how puny she was until I saw other people's birds on here. Anyway- is there a chance your SLW could be a roo? Does it have thick legs?
     
  3. blue fire

    blue fire Songster

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    We got her from MPC, and I hope Lucy will not be a Lucifer because Sgt. Pepper and Sadie won't be the same without their other Beatle buddy [​IMG]. We can't keep roos...
     
  4. jelmer

    jelmer In the Brooder

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    my slw hen is about same size has my red shavers and my roo is about twice bigger

    yours could be a roo?
     
  5. blue fire

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    Lucy's comb and waddles are really red.... does that set off another alarm on the roodar?
     
  6. CelticMoon1

    CelticMoon1 Songster

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    In my experience roos' comb and waddles tend to be redder than pullets'.. the combs are also wider at the base and more raised - it might be hard to tell without any others to compare to. Maybe if you had a pic we could be able to help [​IMG]
     
  7. blue fire

    blue fire Songster

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    Yes of course [​IMG] you can't have a post about, is my chicken a rooster? without a picture I will get one for you guys [​IMG]
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Pictures are always good!
     
  9. blue fire

    blue fire Songster

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    Here you goes [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Aug 8, 2009
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You got yourself a roo.
     

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