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Gender and breed guess please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kev, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    I have this chick I'm just not sure of. Guesses?

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    and why is it not growing feathers? The other chicks are growing feathers just fine...
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Wow that is a big chick! Did he get into some horse feed?

    You should put some sunscreen on him. [​IMG]
     
  3. SD Bird Lady

    SD Bird Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    April fools?? Otherwise best guess is a turkey poult with some genetic mutation that causes "nakedness" [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Have you tried to feather-sex him? [​IMG]

    I hope you haven't because it is well known that it can be an unreliable way to determine gender.
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2015
  5. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    It's real... 5 weeks old as of tomorrow.

    Will feather sex if it grows some later?
     
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  6. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    Some breeds males grow wing feathers slower so ....................... male?

    But on the other hand no bright red patches over wings so ..................... female?

    And no saddle / hackle feathers so ............................ female?


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  7. hellbender

    hellbender Overrun With Chickens

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    I think it's a male but beyond that...I'm clueless. [​IMG]
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel. I've never seen a chicken that featherless! I'm not sure what is wrong with it.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Based on the broadness of its comb, I would quess cockerel. There's certainly no way to tell by its feathering. :eek:)
     
  10. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Has it been plucked????
     

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