Boy or girl?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenninny, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. chickenninny

    chickenninny New Egg

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    Hi all - this is Custard Cream - he's the apple of my eye :)
    He's 7 weeks old today. Mum's a white Leghorn, dad's a copper Maran.
    What does everyone think?? So far his comb is very pale & small - the same size as his female friend of the same age.
    He's staying either way - just being impatient!!
    Thanks in advance for the wisdom ;-D

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  2. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks more like a pullet to me.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    At seven weeks so far I'd vote girl. She looks like a custard cream with raisins.
     
  4. Muffinburgler

    Muffinburgler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a cute little girl.
     
  5. chickenninny

    chickenninny New Egg

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    Oooh - that would be wonderful!

    (We've ended up with 2 Roos from an earlier hatch, one may have to be rehomed, but 3 would be way too many!)

    Thanks :)
     
  6. chickenninny

    chickenninny New Egg

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    Yes, (s)he has got raisins!!

    Maybe we should've gone for Tea Cake instead?!

    They've all been named after biccies & sweets! We have Liquorice Allsort (a blue hen), Peppermint Humbug (gorgeous Plymouth Rock roo) & Ginger Biscuit (brown leghorn roo)! They've been brilliant to raise & get to know - we're first timers!

    Thanks all :)
     
  7. crowinncluckn

    crowinncluckn Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:X2 Very Pretty!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think pullet. Adorable! [​IMG]
     

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