11 week old Blue Americana Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sarah47201, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. Sarah47201

    Sarah47201 In the Brooder

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    I can't figure out if this is a hen or a roo. 11 weeks old today. Any help is appreciated. I have to get rid of the roos because of a city ordinance and I really want this one to be a hen.
     

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  2. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    Looking like a cockerel. I'd wait a few weeks to be certain, though.
     
  3. kumquat

    kumquat Songster

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    I'm curious - what about the bird says cockerel to you? Redness of comb?
     
  4. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    Redness of comb and darker coloring in the wing and hackle area, which pullets usually don't have.
     
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  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    Sorry, I'm guessing a Pretty Pullet :love Either it's my old eyes but I don't see any red comb, nor the start of any saddle/hackle feathering :old Sure is a lovely color :love
     
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  6. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    I'm thinking pullet. Could you get a close up the comb?
     
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  7. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Looks like a pullet to me. by this point roo saddle feathers should be coming out, and I don't see any pointed ones, only rounded ones.
     
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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Appears to be a pullet, but I believe there are two other cockerels in the picture.
     
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  9. microchick

    microchick Crossing the Road

    I don't see any pointed hackle or saddle feathers either. Sometimes combs can be deceiving so I have learned to go by the feathers.

    My best guess is a pretty little pullet so I am keeping my fingers crossed for you :fl . Sometimes only the chicken knows for sure!
     
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