4 wk old (Golden Penciled Hamburg?). Am I a Pullet or a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Princessmoe 333, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. Princessmoe 333

    Princessmoe 333 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Margot.
    Is it a Golden Penciled Hamburg?
    Is it a Ms. or a Mr.?

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I'm seeing a single comb? Maybe a Campine? Would vote cockerel with that much comb at four weeks.
     
  3. Princessmoe 333

    Princessmoe 333 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hmm. Mega bummer if our Margot is a Roo.
    But at first I thought she was a Campine too, but then after research I found that Campines have a cup comb. Margot has what looks like a spiked rose comb maybe?

    I'm rooting for a girl!!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel, and "he" looks like a Campine to me. I think that you're thinking of Buttercups when you're thinking of birds with a cup comb. This bird has a single comb, which Campines have.
     
  5. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sicilians have a cup comb, hamburgs have a rose comb which at that age would sort of look like 3 little rows of bumps, and campines have a fairly large single comb. I would definitely go with campine, but at only 4 weeks, even that much comb could still be a pullet (my guess would be cockerel though). Here is a pick of a campine pullet just a bit older than yours.
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  6. Princessmoe 333

    Princessmoe 333 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! That pic is very encouraging.
     
  7. Princessmoe 333

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    Update. Margot is now 7 weeks old. Any guesses on sex?

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  8. AraucanaAnnie

    AraucanaAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

    The pictures aren't working on my computer, but I can see the smaller version on the side. From just the little picture I can see, I would say pullet. Campines (which it appears to be) have modified hen-feathering, not as extreme as Sebrights, but it still makes them hard to sex. If it is a hamburg, which I don't think it is, then it is definitely a pullet as the males are a different color pattern. Do you know what type of comb it is?

    My guess is pullet, but I'm not positive! :)
     
  9. BantamLover21

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    I'm thinking pullet for now.
     
  10. Wyandottes7

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    Looks like a pullet.
     

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