Are these girls really boys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yoie, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. yoie

    yoie Songster

    This is one of my favorite chicks, my Barred Rock "Willow". I am really hoping that she is really a she, but I know there is a chance she could be a he. She is starting to get reddish wattles and her comb is larger than most of my other girls.
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    And here is my Golden Campine "Piney", she has a really big comb, the biggest in the group, but still yellowish.
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    Added: They are 3 weeks old!
     
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2011
  2. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Songster

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    Yes, the first is definitely a male and I'm guessing the second one is too.
     
  3. BigDaddy'sGurl

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    I think the first one is a pullet as she has the classic darker plumage of a female BR and also the "black wash" down her legs that is also indicative of a girl. The second chick is boy all the way.
     
  4. Diamond Wire Farms

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    I also thought pullet when I looked at the BR. Compared to the other BR chicks is the plumage color about the same? Or does this chick appear to have more white when compared with its siblings? My BR roos are always "brighter" than the girls.

    I have no idea about camphines.
     
  5. chicknduck

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    The first on is a girl looks just like mine did when they were young.
     
  6. yoie

    yoie Songster

    I only have one BR, hence my dilema [​IMG] The only breed I have more then one of is my EE's.
     
  7. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning

    Quote:it might be a boy, even thought it look likes a girl in feathers. i know since we had one like that
     
  8. ChickenWisperer

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    Quote:That's why I say boy. The comb is way too red, from what I can see, at this age.
     

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