Boy or girl ... hmmm?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sewingca, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. sewingca

    sewingca Songster

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    This is a product of mutt Rustie and her man, Hunner, a cochin. She lays blue eggs. I hope this is a little girl. She is one month old and is named Solidad. She's the onliest egg that hatched. My dear little banty, Shimmer, is the broody. I have a real challenge to introduce them both back to the flock 'cause Solidad is just about as big as her mama and can't hide under her wings!

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  2. kcaywood

    kcaywood Songster

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    The baby looks like a roo to me. The comb is reddening and getting more prominent. Sorry, hope I'm wrong!
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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  4. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    looks like a roo
     
  5. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Songster

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    One month, with a comb already turning pink? I think that is a roo. [​IMG]
     
  6. MassivelyScrambled

    MassivelyScrambled Chirping

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    At one month... that is a roo. Sry.[​IMG]
     
  7. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Looks liek a rooster to me too. Sorry! [​IMG]
     
  8. sewingca

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    Thank you, all. I thought "she" was a roo also. I was just hoping against hope! I did the wing feather test at 1 day old and found all even - male. The next day, staggered - so, I hoped that was right.
    I can't have another roo in my small flock. Since Solidad is not a pure breed, he's only good for the dinner table. Perhaps I can convince a friend with lots of acres to take him for kicks. If they free range, one more mouth to feed won't be too much!

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  9. sewingca

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    Here is Solidad at almost 4 months. Are we still convinced she is a he?
     
  10. egg-cellent

    egg-cellent Songster

    I hate to disagree, but I think its a pullet.
     

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