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Cockerel or Hen???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jpeg1979, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. jpeg1979

    jpeg1979 New Egg

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    We ordered chicks that are all supposed to be hens. I have doubts about this one "Lucy". They are 4 weeks old now. I say they should not be getting red waddles already! What do you think? She is a Speckled Sussex [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. jpeg1979

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  3. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. jpeg1979

    jpeg1979 New Egg

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    That's what I say but I was told not to "borrow trouble" bc this was supposed to be a hen. Guaranteed sexing
     
  5. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  7. jpeg1979

    jpeg1979 New Egg

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    I still love him but need to contact the company and get a refund since he was supposed to be a Hen.
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Don't hold your breathe for a refund. Vent sexing is never 100% guaranteed.
     
  9. jpeg1979

    jpeg1979 New Egg

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    They said they guarantee it. We shall see
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    What hatchery? Because the vast majority clearly state on their websites and order forms that sexing is only 90% accurate. Unless you order sexlinks, there is always a chance for a cockerel or two.
     

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