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Breed and gender ID?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wiseacresranch, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. wiseacresranch

    wiseacresranch New Egg

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    Hello BYC! I finally joined! I have a new chicken that was a friend's daughter's class project to raise from am egg. She gave our to us about 5 weeks ago, so I am placing the she at about 9 or 10 weeks old. I am posting some pics to see if anyone can help worth the breed and gender. Name is Goldie which can go either way! Total sweetheart![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your age is correct, it is definitely a mixed breed rooster.

    However, to me it looks around twenty weeks old to me (you rarely get such a red comb unless they were a minimum of 16 weeks old). !

    Hope that helps.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If your age is correct, it's a mixed breed cockerel.
     
  4. Blackberry18

    Blackberry18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be a mixed breed cockerel,could we see some other pictures of your flock? I feel like that if this is a cockerel, then it would be hen-feathered, as it lacks sickle feathers.plus it does not have the normal body shape of a male and its tail feathers not have the normal curve.
     
  5. wiseacresranch

    wiseacresranch New Egg

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    Pics of the flock won't help because Goldie was given to us by a friend whose daughter raised it in science class. The teacher knew nothing g about breeds! But here is another picture.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  6. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe an easter egger
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Easter Egger or possibly some other mixed breed cockerel
     
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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If the bird is only 10ish weeks old, it's too young for hackle and saddle or sickle feathers. Those usually start around 13 weeks or so, sometimes not til 4 or 5 months depending on the breed.
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    D'Anver or Easter Egger mix. With a comb that red, at that age, it's definitely male.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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