Saddle feathers on Roos??????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shangri-lafarms, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. shangri-lafarms

    shangri-lafarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age do saddle feathers begin to appear on
    Roos????
     
  2. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started to notice saddle feathers hanging down on my Dominique cockerels at 14 weeks.
     
  3. Bisqit&Gravy

    Bisqit&Gravy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind are they?

    I noticed saddle feathers on my OEG by the time they were 8 wks old and they started crowing at 9 wks. My NN started showing them at 14 wks and he was already crowing.
     
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  4. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some that hatched on June 3rd that have been "trying" to crow this week. Sound like a bullfrog [​IMG] with a sore throat. [​IMG] Saddle feathers are on mine pretty good at culling time which is around 4 months.
     
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  5. shangri-lafarms

    shangri-lafarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well they are RIR's, and I ordered all hens, but one of them already has waddles the others are just beginning and his/her comb is large and starting to become red. Also much larger than the rest of them, I think saddle feathers are starting to appear. They are about 8 weeks old...I wish I could find my cable that hooks my camera to the computer so I could upload a photo......I put it somewhere I just don't exactly know where....LOL
     

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