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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

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    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]
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    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

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    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

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    My Coop
    Cockerel. My Australorp cross is the nicest rooster I have owned. :)
     

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