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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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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,

    Holli

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  2. lildinkem

    lildinkem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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