Black Australorp - boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aglandaetap, May 2, 2017.

  1. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys,
    I have a 3-week Black Australorp sold as a pullet by a local feed store in Connecticut.
    This chick got her wing and tail feathers very quickly, however, her back/neck feathers started coming in this week. Very small comb, and no signs of wattle yet. This chick complains a lot when I pick her up, though, loves resting on my finger. I think this chick looks like a girl, but I wonder why at 3 weeks she just started feathering out on her neck and back.
    Can anyone help me identify her gender based on the pics posted. I am new at raising chicks. I've been doing a lot of research on each breed i own, but I want someone else's input regarding the gender based on the pics.
    Thanks!

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    Last edited: May 2, 2017
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Still early - no blatant cockerel signs showing as of yet, but that may well change in the next 1-2 weeks.
     
  3. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Agreed.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    3 weeks seems to be your favorite age but, it is still too young
     

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