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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by augustmomx2, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Songster

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    So I ordered 2 WRs from Ideal & they are my ds' chickies. Today I noticed that one has a more definite comb than the other [​IMG] Please tell me they are both hens, they will have to go if they end up being roos & he will be devastated.

    #1--smaller comb
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    #1--smaller comb

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    #2--larger comb
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    What is your expert opinion? TIA [​IMG]
     
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  2. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

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    #2 has too much comb and wattle to be a girl, IMHO. Never had white rocks before, but never seen a girl chickie with that much wattle.
     
  3. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Songster

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    Quote:Thanks for the input, I better start preparing my ds for the possibility...

    Love your avatar by the way, I have to get one of those!
     
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

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    too soon to tell i believe, just telling by the comb its still 50/50 until its too obvious. and even then it confuses some people (Naughty leghorns.....). try comparing leg sizes, and which is bigger. attitudes. etc.. once their about 3-4 months you usually can tell 100% with the other examples like feathers, crowing/egg laying. and all of that stuff
     
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  5. augustmomx2

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    Quote:Well that's encouraging news [​IMG] They both were the first to feather out pretty quickly. I'm hoping thats an indication of a female as well. But, as you said, its just too early to tell [​IMG]
     

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