3 month old Australorp-boy or girl? **PICTURES ADDED***

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bazy, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. Bazy

    Bazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been in denial because she is so sweet and lets us pick her up, but my kids say she is never going to lay eggs...Boy or Girl?
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May we see a picture? It is very difficult to tell at this age especially with Australorps (You can sometimes tell with colored birds or sex linked because the male is either a different color or he has more to his plumage.) Does he/she have other chickens he's being raised with that are the same age? Cockerel's will be bigger comb growth sometimes will be bigger, hackle feathers start to develop, sickles also start to develop. Sometimes the best evidence is when it crows.
     
  3. Bazy

    Bazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can not find the post picture button???
     
  4. cmchickens

    cmchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Above the text box there is a row of buttons. There is one that is a box with mountains and a sun (or triangles and a circle). Click that, follow prompts.
     
  5. Bazy

    Bazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It would appear that that row of icons is missing from my screen. I will poke around and try to fix it. I bet the Australorp hacked my computer so I would not find out the truth!! :)
     
  6. Bazy

    Bazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally had to use my phone! Boy or girl?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but I think that's a cockerel.
     
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  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't think you'll be getting any eggs from this Australorp. [​IMG]
     
  9. Bazy

    Bazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boo Hoo!!! He is so sweet! I don't have any other Australorps and don't want to breed him... He's HUGE by the way. I don't know if this is a bad thing... Where should I post him for sale or trade locally aside from craigslist? I don't want to eat him...he's just too tame and would make someone a good rooster if they needed him since he is not mean.
     
  10. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you not keep cockerels where you live? If he's as tame as you say you might be fine. Roosters can make as great as pets as hens if not better. It's definitely obvious it's a cockerel
     

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