Am I a little roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Andora, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    This mixed chick is 12 weeks old.

    When it hatched it looked like a black sex link pullet chick based on coloring, so I thought maybe it would be a pullet.

    The mother is a black sex link and the father is an Easter Egger/Cuckoo Marans cross. (The father is cuckoo black and white with a mixed pea/straight comb that flops over really huge in his face.) The BSL mother had a green/blue glint to her feathers so I can't take that as a roo sign.

    I can't decide if this chick, now named Lafayette, is a pullet or a little roo. I'm leaning towards roo, surprisingly. What do you think?

    (I had such a hard time getting a picture of this bird, aaah!)

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    (That's the father on the bottom right.)
     
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2010
  2. ruby

    ruby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    me thinks too soon to tell. but the neck silk feathers and the attitude, does look roosish. Very pretty bird!
     
  3. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Looks like a little cockerel to me. [​IMG]
     
  4. Harlequin

    Harlequin Out Of The Brooder

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    im still a chicken noob but my guess is roo too, the tail feathers make me think so. :-( we've got 8 out of our spring straight run chicks we bought from various sources and 2 more roos that were supposed to be pullets from a hatchery (1 americauna and 1 welsummer)
     
  5. viktoriacl

    viktoriacl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm. Curvy saddle feathers but thin legs. I'm going with pullet. Just a guess [​IMG]
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  7. wildeflowers

    wildeflowers I suspect fowl play!

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  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Errrk. I think roo. Sorry.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    young roo, I'm sorry but, he is a looker.
     
  10. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    The pictures scream rooster. Very pretty. [​IMG]
     

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