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16 weeks Speckled Sussex gender??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mscarolynscoop, Jul 21, 2015.

  1. mscarolynscoop

    mscarolynscoop Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time raising chickens and I'm still a little baffled by my speckled Sussex, 16 weeks yesterday. The light comb and fact that she's smaller than some of my others the same age has me thinking hen. But those saddle feathers seem roo. What do you think?[​IMG]
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  2. mbphotos09

    mbphotos09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me! Those saddle feathers are nice and rounded and her comb is a light pink. :)
     
  3. Chick o Dee

    Chick o Dee Out Of The Brooder

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    X2 !
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hen.
     
  5. mscarolynscoop

    mscarolynscoop Out Of The Brooder

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    So happy to hear that! I have 11 chickens and she was my only suspected roo (and my friend took 4 who are also all girls). That's some impressive day old sexing from Meyers hatchery!
     
  6. mscarolynscoop

    mscarolynscoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Just following to confirm that you were all correct, she was indeed a she! Here is Dottie now modeling a sweater my neighbor knit for her (she was not to happy about it!)
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  7. orion141

    orion141 Out Of The Brooder

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    Glad she was a she!! She doesn't look happy in that sweater hahaha
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    what a nice hen, think she was hoping for mink instead.
     

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