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  • Ravenlord by Ravenlord

    Are these moulting adults or adolescent chicks?

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    Hi @Ravenlord, at this stage it is actually difficult to tell and even the scientists have troubles as the maturing chicks moult at the same

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  • coldcounter by coldcounter

    time as the parent birds. That is why if in doubt, or it has a headflash int he case of Gentoos, mark as an adult. Enjoy PW. 😃

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Also look at their chin. Adult Gentoos have black chin/throat, unlike juveniles who have white chins! 😉 Check out the FAQs for more info.

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