cream legbar gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by freenerik, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. freenerik

    freenerik Out Of The Brooder

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    The first 2 pictures are of my cream legbar of questionable gender and the 3rd is the male, The first pic is why I'm not sure about sex she/he has a small white dot on its head but it is feathering out much faster and comb seems much smaller then the one I know is a boy.
     
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you get clear photos of their combs? :)
     
  3. freenerik

    freenerik Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some comb pics not the best but here is my boy.
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Do you have pictures from day old? I'm thinking female, but she's old enough to have lost some of the head stripe.
     
  5. freenerik

    freenerik Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]These are the best I have from the day I got them, this chick has been really hard to figure out. definitely a hatchery bird as the markings are not well defined.
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking female. If she is, I sure wouldn't use her as breeding stock, though. The auto sexing trait is one that needs to be culled hard for, and this chick didn't have it. Her offspring will be just as frustrating, from my understanding.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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