What are these tail feathers?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MotherMal13, May 27, 2010.

  1. MotherMal13

    MotherMal13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know what they are. Just popped up over the past couple days. I think the chick is a bantam mille flur. Got it from tsc about 6 weeks ago i think. Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    They just look like tail feathers to me. [​IMG]
     
  3. MotherMal13

    MotherMal13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh. Sorry im still learning. [​IMG] Are those long ones just tailfeathers too?
     
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I'm not very good at chicken anatomy. Hopefully someone who knows feather type names will come along soon. [​IMG]
     
  5. chiclet

    chiclet Out Of The Brooder

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    They look like my chicken; a japanese bantam...
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  6. fastpat

    fastpat Chillin' With My Peeps

    They appear to be early juvenile tail feathers, the pullets usually get them first. The second molt replaces them with better looking feathers, as does the third molt.
     

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