Black Australorp roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Fallen Leaf Farm, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Fallen Leaf Farm

    Fallen Leaf Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    So, I can spot the Buff Orpington roos at a week or two old. This 7 week old Australorp has me concerned...I can't have another roo! I have gotten "Pullets" from the feed store 3 times, and if this one is a roo, I have gotten a roo each time. They say it's a 10% chance of them being sexed wrong. I am running 3 out of 22, much worse odds.[​IMG]

    The one in question is in the front of the picture:
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    Close up of "it's" head:

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    Last edited: Jul 5, 2011
  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw pullet...

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    my roo

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    my pullet, at about the same age.
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm thinking roo.. The saddle and hackle feathers look rather pointy, and the wattles at least look too red for it to be a pullet at 7 weeks.
     
  4. kcaywood

    kcaywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The baby looks rooish to me ... [​IMG]
     
  5. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    It looks kinda like a pullet to me, but it might be too early to tell [​IMG]
     
  6. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your odds are bad [​IMG] Roo...is my vote.
     

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