Asked in Chickens and Roosters, Care of Birds
How does hen show sign of old age?
A hen generally shows old age when she is starting to loose feathers, and looks old. Her skin loses a little bit of colour, and she is not as active as she used to be. Her comb can go 'floppy' and loses colour also. These might also be symptoms of a type of bird disease also, so be careful in determining which is which. If it is a bird disease, she will become even more inactive, and will tend to lose her...
Is a Teal a bird?
It is a type of duck yes. There are also different kinds of teals, including my dog. She doesn't look like a duck, she looks like a dog but she is the same colour as teal. Not the same colour as the turqousie teal but the colour of the duck teal. The colour kinda looks like the colour of my living room carpet, that's why we can never see her straight away when we go in. lol. BUT, she is actually...
Asked in Chickens and Roosters
How can you tell how old your Rooster is?
Once the rooster has reached maturity it is difficult unless you know from the start. One way is to look at the feet. Washed out colour indicates an older bird. Feet lose pigment as the bird ages, the legs do not keep pace with that colour loss. Activity rate indicated age also, older roosters do not "chase" the hens as they do when young. ...
Asked in Animal Life, Birds
How do you know if the sparrow bird is a boy or girl?
the boy sparrow has a black chest and is darker in colour the boy sparrow has a black chest and is darker in colour ...