boy or girl?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chicketydooda, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. chicketydooda

    chicketydooda Chirping

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    is this a boy or a girl? We are strongly hoping this is a girl however this is my first batch of babies and I can't tell. It is 10 weeks old.

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Pullet [​IMG]
     
  3. chicketydooda

    chicketydooda Chirping

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    ah yeay!
     
  4. Looks like a Pullet. What breed is it?
     
  5. chicketydooda

    chicketydooda Chirping

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    That's my silver laced Wyandote. The comb is actually redder than it looks in the picture.
     
  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Looks like a pullet.
     
  7. donrae

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    Sorry, she's not a silver laced Wyandotte. Wrong color, comb and leg color. she's a mixed breed bird [​IMG]
     
  8. chicketydooda

    chicketydooda Chirping

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    I know she's mixed with cuckoo maran I believe. I am not a breeder, they are more just pets for me. I don't care if she's mixed.
     
  9. write2caroline

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    If her face was more forward facing it would be easier but at ten weeks a roosters comb and waddles will be more developed than a pullet and really starting to turn red. At about 12 weeks a Rooster will start making wierd crow like sounds. Also by ten weeks you would see some long skinny feathers forming around the neck and saddle areas. I would guess this is a pullet.

    Enjoy her
    Caroline
     

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