2 week old suspected roo???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hollisrepair, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. hollisrepair

    hollisrepair Just Hatched

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    I bought some chicks from a breeder. Roos are RIR and speckled sussex. Hens are ameraucana and sapphire. At least that's what I asked for. I thought daddy was RIR but the chick looks more speckled. Also looking at the face/pea comb, looks like a cockerel to me. Anybody know?

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Pea comb but no muffs means the hens are Easter Eggers, not Ameraucana. And speckling is a recessive gene. You won't have a speckled chick unless both parents are speckled.
    Probably too young to sex. A full body shot may help, though.
     
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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    No clues regarding gender yet. Try again once mostly feathered in.
     
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    hollisrepair Just Hatched

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    Thanks! I'm fairly new to raising chickens and ducks!
     

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