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5 weeks Australorpe Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lou Stevens, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. Lou Stevens

    Lou Stevens Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 30, 2015
    Hi all,
    Just wondering if anyone can shed some light on if my 5 week old Australorpe is a hen or a roo? I have another Austra which is same in size & markings[​IMG]

    just a slight different comb, not sure if it's anything to go by when trying to determine the gender? Thanks all :p
  2. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2008
    Munfordville, Kentucky
    An Australorp pullet will have a comb that is almost black until they approach laying age. A Roos comb will appear pink pretty early on...It's a Roo.
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 10, 2013
    My Coop
    Cockerel. My Australorp cross is the nicest rooster I have owned. :)

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