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8 1/2 week Black Australorp - pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Beckyhsinglsc, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. Beckyhsinglsc

    Beckyhsinglsc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy or girl? I know BAs have big wattles, but I'm a little concerned about this chick. It's 8 1/2 weeks.
    I'm pretty sure it came from McMurry. I picked it up at a feed store to give to my broody chicken that wouldn't quit. I was afraid she was going to die in the next box in the heat here. I already am sure of the sex of the other 4, but this one is harder. It was supposed to be a sexed pullet but you know how that goes.
    If it's a rooster, that will be 3 of 5! [​IMG]

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  2. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That quite alot of comb at only 8 wks... Im saying cokeral, but i could be wrong.
     
  3. Basskids08

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    That's looking like a male! He won't be laying anytime soon! Sorry :(
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X3 on cockerel. Sorry.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me, too.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a cockerel.
     
  7. Beckyhsinglsc

    Beckyhsinglsc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all! I was afraid of that. I think I was just hoping someone would say something like "That's a Black Australorp, they get their wattles and combs really early" [​IMG]
     

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