Help sex my chick

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  1. shalynnbrothers

    shalynnbrothers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my 3 week old Porcelain D'Uccle. He is the definitely the leader of our little 5 bantam flock and growing faster than the others (although they are all different breads. I noticed his comb is significantly larger than the others... My husband and I are thinking it's a rooster, however, we're knew to this so we're just guessing. Can anyone tell? [​IMG]
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    More than likely that's a boy, I can't see the color because of your heat lamp, if his comb is turning pink it's definitely a rooster, a hens comb will stay orange until sexual maturity. I have three of these little fellas, mine are old now but I still adore them.
     
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  3. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2 that comb is making me lean towards a roo
     
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  4. shalynnbrothers

    shalynnbrothers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! I'm actually excited to have a little roo in the flock[​IMG] I'll pay attention to the color of his comb. I'm feeling pretty positive it's a boy now. Thank you for the tip!
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    When I bought mine at a swap meet years ago the guy knew he was giving me all roosters but I didn't, they looked exactly like yours. My avatar has one of the trio when they were younger.
     
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