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Speckled sussex genders

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Thread Starter 
Hi all. My little speckleds are just over 3 weeks old. I know it's very early to tell, but I think the big one may be a rooster, which is okay. He is almost twice the size of the other two, and stands tall like an ostrich. The first pic is the one in question, but they are all so cute.


post #2 of 6

Oh that is SO cute. But don't be so sure till they start crowing. In the past I have thought countless chickens were roos but they turned out to be normal hens. (I am on the same page with you on this one though.)

post #3 of 6

To young to say for sure, I would post again in at the least 2 weeks (maybe more).

post #4 of 6
Thread Starter 
Wanted to share a couple of updated pics. I think they are about 11 weeks old now. I'm thinking he's a roo

post #5 of 6

Yep, looks like a handsome young cockerel. :)

I am a CHRISTIAN

2 Corinthians 9:15

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1 rabbit, two dogs, three cats, 50+ (number goes up & down) free-range 'mutt' hens, roos, chicks, lots of fish (tilapia) and a Jersey cow and heifer calf! Have had quail in the past.

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I am a CHRISTIAN

2 Corinthians 9:15

Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable gift.

 

1 rabbit, two dogs, three cats, 50+ (number goes up & down) free-range 'mutt' hens, roos, chicks, lots of fish (tilapia) and a Jersey cow and heifer calf! Have had quail in the past.

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post #6 of 6
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I was in the barn this morning feeding, and I heard a few sorry attempts to crow. So it's definitely confirmed.
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