BOY???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Corimckee, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Corimckee

    Corimckee Out Of The Brooder

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  2. AngieO

    AngieO Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can you post a picture of the face? and maybe a side view?
     
  3. Corimckee

    Corimckee Out Of The Brooder

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    Does this help?? I will try and find a couple better ones. Thanks
     
  4. Corimckee

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  5. LovePolish2

    LovePolish2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking rooster,but I can't tell for sure.
     
  6. AngieO

    AngieO Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am thinking rooster due to the feathering/non feathering on the back, but not being able to see a good facial picture with the comb, it is hard to tell. It seems to have thicker legs and in the first picture is standing tall.
     
  7. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is he/she?
     
  8. Corimckee

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    Only 3 weeks. I think he is a roo, but I thought some other opinions would know more then me=)
     
  9. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my experience, the wattles are the best indicator. At week 7 or 8 the wattles will develop quickly. Then it will be very easy to tell whether it's a pullet or cockerel - males will develop big red ones as well as deep red skin around the beak. There is some basis to conditionally sex them based on the "haircut"; males usually have a "choppy" or "edgy" crest while the hens have a rounder and fluffier crest. You should post a close-up of the face in about 3 or 4 weeks, when it should be clearer what you have.
     

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