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Boy or Girl? 5 weeks old anconas.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cracker007, Jun 4, 2017.

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  1. Cracker007

    Cracker007 New Egg

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    The hatchery writes about their anconas "males have a rose-comb. females have straight upright combs". Yet, at 5 weeks this chick is trilling several times a day! And, come to think of it, actually started trilling at 3 weeks. What do you think? A girl or a boy? closeup.jpg chick.jpg
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Rose comb is not a sex linked trait, so I don't know what that hatchery is thinking, lol. This is definitely a cockerel.
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  4. Yeah, i wonder where in the world they got that info from! :lol:
    With a comb that big, rooster is a safe bet.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    Agreed....on both the comb issue and the gender
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Pyxis
     

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