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Australorps - Boys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mhardy62, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. Mhardy62

    Mhardy62 In the Brooder

    9 week old Australorps, Blue and Splash. Trying to determine sex.

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I agree with Bantamlover21's guesses; #1 is a cockerel, the rest are probably pullets.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  5. ashtree

    ashtree Songster

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  6. debbie50chicks

    debbie50chicks Chirping

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    May I jump on here? This is a 4 week old RIR x Black Australorp. Any guesses on Roo/Pullet please?[​IMG]
     
  7. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Songster

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    Roo
     
  8. debbie50chicks

    debbie50chicks Chirping

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  9. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

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    At 4 weeks it is really way too soon to tell, but it's comb is very pronounced for that age. Can you get us better pics, close-ups of the head front and side, try to avoid any shadowing.
     
  10. ashtree

    ashtree Songster

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    Pretty sure thats a roo!
     

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