Moving house (and quiz results announced)

Young things do grow up so quickly, outgrowing their accommodation.

Today the Young ‘Uns moved up to some big bird accommodation

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The Youngest Ones Of All moved up to the house vacated by the Young ‘Uns

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And the Guineas moved into the ex-Youngest Ones run

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You will remember that when the Young ‘Uns were the Youngest we asked for your help in deciding gender

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Well, I think we are now pretty sure what is what:

Number 1 now looks like this
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Named Fanny, with beautiful feathered legs, s/he is growing up into a beautiful Blue Maran beta-cockerel with a wonderful temperament (so far). He is leading the morning crowing by a long squawk.  He is staying here.
42% of respondents correctly identified Fanny as male.

Number 2 now looks like this
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A female Blue Maran who will stay here.
57% correctly identified her as female.

Number 3 now looks like this
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Another female Blue Maran who should stay as part of the flock.
She must have had a feminine youthfulness as 71% of people correctly identified her as female.

Number 4 now looks like this
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Out of four Speckled Sussex hatchlings three were male – and this is one of them.  We did hatch Speckled Sussex looking for a cockerel as they are said to be friendly – but we are a bit spoilt for choice.
72% got this right.

Number 5
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The second of the Sussex trio of cocks.  We want to keep one, a neighbour wants one, and the other is for the pot.  Who will it be?
This might be the most male as 85% of people predicted that.

Number 6
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The only female Speckled Sussex, who is obviously staying with us as everybody (100%) said she was female.

Number 7
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This is Shelia – the most imprinted/friendly bird in the bunch – plus the only Australorp. The problem is, we are not sure yet of Shelia’s gender – we hope and do think her to be female (and 71% of you agree with us) but she is staying whatever her choice.

Number 8
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This is currently the number 2 cockerel of the group – he is developing gorgeous plumage – could be a George – but he does need a new home.
Only 28% of you identified him as male.

And lastly, number 9
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The third Speckled Sussex cockerel. Actually we have a candidate for this position amongst the Youngest Ones so all three of these could be going… somewhere.
85% identified him correctly.

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