Combs come in quicker on males? (PICTURES!)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Barbeque, May 13, 2010.

  1. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are around 4 weeks old, and they are about palm sized.
    Normal?
    Well I know my Frizzle chick, Cassie, has a comb coming in already, and it is read and like, one centimeter long or something like that.
    Is she a he? ):
    I picked at random when I bought them from a local couple.
     
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  2. ADozenGirlz

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    Quote:If you can post some pictures, that'd be helpful.
     
  3. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If you can post some pictures, that'd be helpful.

    one moment, I'm getting them ;D
     
  4. fastpat

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    Yes, we'll need some photos to see what you mean.
     
  5. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. ADozenGirlz

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    Hmmm. Looks mighty red. Could be a roo. Truth be told: I have three Frizzles myself that are now 6 months old, two of whom have very red combs and wattles and we're STILL not sure whether they're girls or boys.

    Phoebe (we think is a roo but she's not talkin')
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    Monica (we think COULD be a roo. She's the black Frizzle.)
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    Rachael (we're confident she's a hen, but hasn't started to lay yet)
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  7. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh jeez!
    I'm kind of worried. This is my first time, and I've only had them for almost two weeks!
    Luckily, the lovely couple I bought my chicks from, and I'm getting my coop from, said to bring back any unwanted roos, and we will figure something out! :)
    I just gotta know, cause I LOVE my frizzle, but if BBQ, my now unknown breed of chick, is a roo, I'm keeping him for sure!
     
  8. LarryPQ

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    To early BBQ-- sometimes the combs for cochins pop up right away, but then no wattles. Do you have any full-body shots?
     
  9. Barbeque

    Barbeque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Of my frizzle? There is a top-down view up there, it's the second one?
     
  10. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Top-down doesnt show me much---I cant see feet, or neck, saddle feathers, or if there are two wing feather lengths. ADozenGirlz' 3rd pic is a good "roo or hen?" -type picture.
     

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