First timer...I love my baby chicks. Worried one could be a boy

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by noelleaiello, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. noelleaiello

    noelleaiello Just Hatched

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    I can't have a rooster because I'm in city limits. Im so worried that one is a boy. It's bigger than the others [​IMG] I don't want to get rid of any. I can't seem to find any definite "rules" about how to tell. Advise?
     
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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Show pictures and someone will be able to tell.
     
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  3. noelleaiello

    noelleaiello Just Hatched

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    Please tell me it's a girl!
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is his comb more red than the others? Also does it have a rose comb?
     
  5. noelleaiello

    noelleaiello Just Hatched

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    Let's not say "his" [​IMG] Yes it's redder. I'm not 100% sure what kinda they are. I was told they are wyandottes and andalusians by the store. They were sold as all female.
     
  6. noelleaiello

    noelleaiello Just Hatched

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    What is a rose comb?
     
  7. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Overrun With Chickens

    It's a type of comb.Most commonly seen on a Wyandotte.Also known as a Cushion Comb.How old is "she"?
     
  8. noelleaiello

    noelleaiello Just Hatched

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    3.5-4 weeks old.
     
  9. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry to say I think that is a rooster. My opinion
     
  10. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Too early to tell. In two weeks, either the wattles will be much larger and redder or they won't change. A big change would be male.
     
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