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Is this girl a guy?

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This is Pinky one of four chicks acquired a week ago Saturday. The other three chicks were said to be a day old and this one was supposed to be 4 days older. So that would make her about a almost two weeks old now. Very healthy and beautiful chick. No pasty butt scares like the others. She is the one that "attacked" me as I was picking up one of her pals. Look at that crest and tail! She is a Leghorn and I know they have a big crest, but I have had the idea from the beginning that she is a rooster. Any thoughts?

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There is  a possibility.

 

Does she ver peep once she has found feed?When my leghorn was little like that his crestw as exactly like that ones.usually if that is a leghorn pullet she will have a slightly bigger looser comb.

I have a  few chickens.

2 barreds,named Falcon and Hawk

1 New Hampshire rooster named,Zeus

2 New Hampshire hens named,Vanillipe (One has no name)

1 silver laced Wyandotte named,Special girl

1 White Leghorn roosters named Foggy

3 black&red Sex links,(Black)angel,and one red is named little red,and the other one is Mrs.Prissy

And a few others that sadly,died

 

I have a 11 ducks.

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I have a  few chickens.

2 barreds,named Falcon and Hawk

1 New Hampshire rooster named,Zeus

2 New Hampshire hens named,Vanillipe (One has no name)

1 silver laced Wyandotte named,Special girl

1 White Leghorn roosters named Foggy

3 black&red Sex links,(Black)angel,and one red is named little red,and the other one is Mrs.Prissy

And a few others that sadly,died

 

I have a 11 ducks.

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Oh yes, she peeps, she scratches like a maniac getting the feed out of the feeder. When she starts pecking at something the other three come over and join in.

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The size of the comb may point to it being male, but the real tell will be in a couple or so more weeks if it turns pinkish from it's current yellowish hue.
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I know my New Hampshire Red looked just like that, we all thought she would turn out to be a rooster ended up just having a nice a comb for a hen! Of course the one we thought was a hen turned out a rooster and he was the one that would attack us and all the others would kind of follow in her footsteps and he didn't get his comb for a long while.

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