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Who feathers out faster???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shkittles, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Shkittles

    Shkittles Chillin' With My Peeps

    do males or females generally feather out faster? is it females??? Just curious.



    p.s. sorry if in wrong section
  2. embkm

    embkm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2009
    Colbert, Ga
    I don't know if it's the same with all breeds, but all of my females feathered out faster.
  3. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
    North Central WA
    Quote:Same for me. It has happened in at least 10 of the breeds we have had.
  4. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    My EE's feathered out completely randomly. I have two boys and a pullet from the 'quick' featherers and one of each from the slow.
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    I believe that with most purebreds, the females feather out faster.
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:That's how it was with my brahmas.

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