Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dreamer5577, May 16, 2011.

  1. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone. I'm new to the whole chicken scene and I know that it's difficult to tell the gender of chickens early on. My chicks are over a month now and I was taking a look at them all today. I noticed on my Black star/bantam that he/she was developing wattles. The others (2 leghorns and 1 red star/bantam) don't appear to have wattles. And my black star is really hard to handle. I've heard roosters are like that. So I was just hoping some of you could give me some guesses on the gender. Thank you! [​IMG] The picture is below!
     
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  2. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

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    It does look like a little roo with that comb but if it really is a black star then it has to be a girl. Male black stars are barred like barred rocks. Either you have a very boyish girl or you don't have a black star.
     
  4. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, the person I got the chick off of said it was black star mixed with bantam. -guess i should have mentioned that before sorry- so would that make any difference?
     
  5. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

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    Yes, that makes a big difference. The sex linked traits will not carry to the next generation so that is indeed an adorable little roo.
     
  6. rebel-rousing-at-night

    rebel-rousing-at-night Chillin' With My Peeps

    Comb looks roo to me.
     
  7. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thank you! anyone else?
     
  8. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote boy too!!!
     
  9. kano

    kano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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