6 week old Phoenix. Hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kellie6541, Mar 30, 2018.

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  1. Kellie6541

    Kellie6541 In the Brooder

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    Okay, honestly I'm 99% sure this a rooster because of comb and wattle development/color, but I'm also very much in denial. We haven't had very good luck with getting hens lately, even ones that were sexed at the hatchery. This is our 6 week old Phoenix, bought straight run from the feed store. So I knew it was 50/50, but I played the odds anyway! Tell me what you think! I didn't find many other pics of Phoenixes at this age to compare to.
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  2. ashlandco

    ashlandco Songster

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    Looks like a roo to me!:)
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    I see black chest feathers. That means it's definitely male. he comb and wattle develop simply confirm.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Cockerel
     
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  5. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Cockerel
     
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  6. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    My Coop
    Cockerel! :D
     
  7. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Handsome little cockerel. :)

    ~Alex
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel- sorry
     
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