SLW 11 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CluckTwice4Yes, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. CluckTwice4Yes

    CluckTwice4Yes Out Of The Brooder

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    Just checking! Bought as a guaranteed pullet.
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  2. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    I know that tail feather is what is worrying you. I do not think you have a male. So far I am not seeing any saddle feathers coming in. Your bird is still young but I think you have a gal there.

    Side note....
    That bird does have one messed up toe on the left foot. I had 2 that had curled toes and lived an active normal long life. I do not think it is something to worry about just know you may have to trim the nail on that toe for her at some point down the road.
     
  3. CluckTwice4Yes

    CluckTwice4Yes Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! It really was those crazy couple of tail feathers making me wonder :)

    I did notice her toe. If it doesn't bother her, it doesn't bother me, but I will keep an eye on the nail. Thanks for the info!
     
  4. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    You are welcome. I know those first real tail feathers will make one second guess everything. The BA's tend to grow weird tail feathers at about that same age and always make me look twice and listen for a crow.

    I am glad you are ok with her toe. I figured you had already seen it and just wanted to share my experience with similar issues.
     
  5. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    the reason her tail feathers are molting and that tail feather is fixing to fall out
     
  6. CluckTwice4Yes

    CluckTwice4Yes Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, good! I guess we all have a bad hair day sometimes :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think with her molt the errant tail feathers will go bye-bye
     
  8. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    lol
     
  9. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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