The ladies at 4 and 5 wks old.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by cbrown86, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. cbrown86

    cbrown86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now, I've asked a few times... What breeds do you think these are? And are they girls?

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    Socks is about 5 wks old.
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    Socks again.
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    This is Berta (or Red), who is about 4 wks old.
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    I think she is my prettiest. (SHHH, don't tell the others!)
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    Black Betty, 4 wks.
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    Black Betty is no longer solid black. lol
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    Soot, 4 wks.
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    This is the one who hurt her foot, so we became good buddies while she healed.
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Cute chicks. Sorry I don't know the breeds. Also, I'm glad Socks is a unisex name, because I believe you have yourself a baby roo. [​IMG]
     
  3. cbrown86

    cbrown86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm afraid of that... It is very dominant. She (he?) attacks the other chicks and ducks. And pecks me when I feed em. BUT, she was also the first one we got so maybe she is just territorial or something... [​IMG] I wouldn't mind if she was a roo, but we got em for eggs. LOL.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Yes, but having a roo is a good thing 99% of the time; especially if you intend to free range at all. A roo adds a whole 'nother dimension to a flock. I won't ever be without a roo and yes, I do eat and sell the fertilized eggs. [​IMG]
     
  5. cbrown86

    cbrown86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hubby said he won't eat fertilized bc my little brother said he found sperm in one once. [​IMG] Is that even possible?
     

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