What age do the sickle feathers first appear?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sylvie, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. Sylvie

    Sylvie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age do the sickle feathers appear? I have read that is one of the keys to tell if the chick is a roo.
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Somewhere between 12 and 16 weeks for most breeds.
     
  3. Sylvie

    Sylvie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. That gives me another 6 to 10 weeks to speculate LOL!
     
  4. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are sickle feathers?
     
  5. Sylvie

    Sylvie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The long curving feathers in the tail of a rooster.[​IMG]
     

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