Am I a hen or roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by littlemama4est, May 28, 2011.

  1. littlemama4est

    littlemama4est Out Of The Brooder

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    Still wondering about this one. Here are some pictures as he/she has been growing:

    A few days after we got our chicks, on April 5:
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    When we started to think this was a roo:
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    And again, nice little crown and wattle starting to grow.
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    This was taken about two days ago. The crown and wattle have both grown a little bit (the crown more than wattle) but not as much as our other two who are quite obviously roos.
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    I have a better picture of the face but I'm having issues getting it off of my phone.

    This one is very sweet and quiet (opposed to the obvious roos who are starting to practice crowing [​IMG] ). The others like to snuggle next to him/her on the roost for warmth and this one doesn't seem to mind at all.

    Thanks!!!
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2011
  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Missouri
    Kind of on the edge about this one.... AGE would help. some pullets have red combs and wattles....yours does not have as pointy feathers as i would like to see, and the comb does not seems totally bright red.
     
  3. littlemama4est

    littlemama4est Out Of The Brooder

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    No idea on age. That's why I included the pic a few days after we bought our chicks. I'm guessing they were 2-3 weeks? That would make them between 10-11 weeks now. But that's just a wild guess.
     
  4. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    10-12 weeks... I say Hen!!!
     
  5. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
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    Quote:AGREE if that is a 10-12 week it is HEN !!!
     
  6. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto above. Yay for you!! [​IMG]
     
  7. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    PULLET!! Pretty!!
     

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