Cherry Egger (Production Red?) comb size question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Orchid, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    I know, it's probably not worth posting without a picture, but I'm the world's worst picture taker and even worse than that about posting them.

    I have four chicks, all approximately 4-4 1/2 weeks old. One Cherry Egger, one BO and two EEs. The Cherry Egger is supposed to be a pullet (was in the pullet bin) but she has a much bigger comb than the other three chicks. I know EEs have pea combs so theirs won't be as big in any case, but her(?) comb is much bigger than the BOs and she appears to be growing teeny little wattles too.

    Did I get a cockerel? [​IMG] I know, time will tell, but I wanna know NOW darn it. [​IMG]
     
  2. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    Could be a rooster, just cause they put chickens in the hen section doesn't always give you a hen unfortunetly.
     
  3. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Yeah, I know. I was just wondering if it's typical for a Cherry Egger to have a fairly well developed comb at this age compared to the other breeds I have. I am a total chicken newbie. [​IMG]
     
  4. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    Really comb development differs from indivigual to indivigual and from breed to breed... and I'm not much of an expert on cherry eggers...
     

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