7week chick can you tell if it's a pullet or a rooster yet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ninam, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. ninam

    ninam Out Of The Brooder

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    Any clues on the breed as well[​IMG]?
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  2. PhoenixFan

    PhoenixFan Out Of The Brooder

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    Definitely a cockerel. It looks like a mixed breed to me.
     
  3. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    +1 on the cockerel, based on the color/prominence of that comb. Can you get some closer shots of her side and tail feathers? And her legs?

    No expert on breeds, but he does look a lot like my Black Australorp. Do the feather's have a greenish iridescence to them (like an oil slick)? Black legs?
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Looks like gray legs and a boy. Awfully cute. With that comb think he is mixed.
     
  5. ninam

    ninam Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys, the legs are bluish grey. His feathers do have some green iridescence. He has cool head feathers, like a hat :)
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Mixed breed cockerel.

    did he come from your flock?

    Looks like a rose comb, so that could point you to one parent (rose combs are dominant). And the crest is partially dominant, so that may help ID other parents. Black is a dominant color also.
     

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