For sure a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ducks4us, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was for sure for a few weeks , now im wondering if im right?
    Roo was a buff ameraucana/ hen was silkie/dorking mix
    About 8-9 weeks old
     
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  3. CherriesBrood

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    Hmm, right now it's kinda hard to tell, I'm leaning more towards hen, but I could be wrong. Try putting your pointer finger in front of It's face and slowly going back and forth. If it cowers it's a hen if it stands up to you it's a rooster. Hope this helps. :)
     
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  4. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I will try that.
     
  5. drumstick diva

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    It would help if you post some face forward pics, showing the full comb, I think the one closest to camera shows more red comb than the one circled.
     
  6. Ducks4us

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    The second pictures is the best i have of its face. It has a very tiny comb, because of it being part ameraucana and part silkie.
    The front chick in the first picture im already certain is a rooster . Its been very red for a while and has a bigger comb to see. And has one waddle on the other side you cant see thats larger than this side and very red.
    The one in question having a beard and no waddles and a very tiny comb is hard to tell.
     

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