Comb and Waddle on 3 Month Chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Vcav860, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Vcav860

    Vcav860 In the Brooder

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    The chick in question is gray and white. We have been calling it Sam because as a small chick it reminded me of Uncle Sam the muppet. Originally we thought it was a rooster but we are at the 3 monthish mark and it's saddle area feathers are definitely still very fat and round. What are your thoughts? Is it possible it's a hen with an unusually large comb and waddle? For reference it's supposed to be a sapphire gem hen. Doesn't look like either of the other two. If you zoom in on the pictures you can see the feathers pretty clearly. (Gray bird with dark head in the background is one of the sapphire gems.)

    I would also like to add Clyde (the black and gold bird is going to be a beautiful rooster, he was originally all black and he is feathers have been steadily changing for the last 2-3 weeks.)
     

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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    The only female chicken you have is the blue one in the back of the first picture.
     
  3. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Crossing the Road

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    I agree, I believe you have three cockerels and one pullet in these pictures.
     
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  4. AsaDotJava

    AsaDotJava Songster

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    Exactly what I thought when I looked at the photos!
     
  5. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Crowing

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    I see two pullets and three cockerels. There’s a second blue pullet behind one of the darker cockerels.
     
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    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    I agree, I see three cockerels in the pics.
     
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  7. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Good eyes! I see her, too :)
     

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