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7 week old BO gender?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by iamtheallie, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. iamtheallie

    iamtheallie In the Brooder

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    Hello! I am very new to chickens and BYC, I am wondering if anyone can help me figure out if this "pullet" is actually a cockerel. I'm suspicious because "her" waddle and comb seem darker and more developed than the older 7 week old pullets...any help would be greatly appreciated!! [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     

  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    the picture doesn't show anything - it is too dark. If the comb and wattles are what upset you. Please take a clear, closeup photo of the head - from the front, so we can see what is there or not. How old is she/he???
     
  3. iamtheallie

    iamtheallie In the Brooder

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    Sorry! I'm still figuring out how to navigate this site. They are 7 weeks old.[​IMG]
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  4. iamtheallie

    iamtheallie In the Brooder

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    It was hard to get decent pictures because "she" didn't want to sit still for me. Hope these are okay...
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! You might want to post in the What Breed/Gender forum for help with figuring out what you have www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this it does have a lot of comb/wattle for a 7 week old, but it looks more like a red sex link than a BO, do you know where it came from?
     
  6. iamtheallie

    iamtheallie In the Brooder

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    Alright, I'll try that! I'm new to this site, so I'm still learning how to operate it. I got "her" from my local feed bin, I'm not sure which hatchery they use..
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    X2 on the link provided by Kelsie.
     

  8. iamtheallie

    iamtheallie In the Brooder

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    Thank you :)
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Cute bird! Definintely post in our What Breed and Gender section for more help.

    Enjoy your flock and welcome to ours!
     
  10. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Hi there - appears to be a Red Sex Link pullet (if hatchery sourced bird) - or possibly a barnyard mix (if private sourced - it *could* still be RSL, but would have to come from someone who was breeding for sex linked chicks)
     

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