6 week old Turken chick. Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LBsChickens, Sep 22, 2015.

  1. LBsChickens

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    I'm thinking roo because the comb is twice as large as the other Turken chicks and much more red. But I don't have any experience with turkens so I'm not sure!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    That's a lot of comb for a 6 week old - very likely a cockerel.
     
  3. LBsChickens

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    Thanks! Luckily I'm allowed to have roosters where I am, hopefully the neighbors won't complain [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel
     
  6. LBsChickens

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    Thank you for your help! Could anybody tell me what type of temperament Turken roosters normally have? I'm hoping he won't turn out to be mean because I would like to keep him
     
  7. oeander

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    Can I ask what this one turned out to be? I have two six week old turkens and they both have similar combs to this one. I'm hoping turkens are just different and at least one will be a hen!
     
  8. LBsChickens

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    He's a big ol' roo haha 4 months old now and this is what he looks like. [​IMG]
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  9. LBsChickens

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    This is one of my Turken hens the same age. They have bigger combs than the rest of the hens but not huge [​IMG]
     
  10. oeander

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    Thanks. I have a feeling both of mine are roosters....I"m not quite ready to give up on them though!
     

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