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Can you tell me if my Speckled Sussex is a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by simpleliving, May 11, 2009.

  1. simpleliving

    simpleliving In the Brooder

    Mar 12, 2009
    I am really hoping not as this is my only Sussex and I really wanted this breed in my small flock of girls! Her (trying to stay hopeful) name is Cricket and she is 7 weeks old today.

    Thanks so much,






  2. lildinkem

    lildinkem Songster

    Feb 4, 2009
    I have one Speckled Sussex cockerel and one pullet, IF I was a betting man I'd say cockerel.
    However, I have some Black Orp chicks that are near the same size and developement and I still can just guess. Nice looking young bird, good luck with him.
  3. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    I'm afraid it looks that way, judging from my own, who are 10 weeks old.
  4. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    Im never good at this whole "look at my frizzly chick and tell me what it is" stuff. But, I have a 50:50 chance, so Ill take it.

    As young as it appears to be, I'd say it is a cockerel from the stark comb development.

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