Hen or Roo?? 5 weeks old looks different

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Savyjoy, Sep 22, 2019.

  1. Savyjoy

    Savyjoy In the Brooder

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    BCD0C869-4BC6-448E-96D9-F75DFB2A5431.jpeg 15C9A807-7105-41F7-9DFD-6DFA7EE90DD4.jpeg 6DA8DA92-8657-438E-9ACD-A645FC5F0A4F.jpeg We have two australorps 5 weeks old and doing great!!! No issues at all, been exciting to see their new features. Except one looks different from the other. More red under the beak and looks like barley a crown or at least a poofy one compared to the sister. Any thoughts or guesses would be Appreciated. The place we got them will take back roosters if we accidentally got one. We are connected with ours and don’t want to take it in as a roo if their is a chance he is a she!!! Advice? Pics below. The first is the one I’m thinking is a roo? Second is the sister?? View attachment 1914810 View attachment 1914811
     
  2. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Crowing

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    She’s a pullet. Thin red wattles is fairly normal for pullets. I can’t view the other pictures.
     
  3. Savyjoy

    Savyjoy In the Brooder

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  4. Savyjoy

    Savyjoy In the Brooder

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    A253278B-4433-4B11-8CC6-A618C51C37C0.jpeg This is the one I’m comparing to, this is a hen as well correct?
     
  5. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Crowing

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    Yes, that one is a pullet.

    The first could have a rose comb. I still believe she’s a pullet. I’m not sure if rose combs pop up in Australorps though.
     
  6. dehowery

    dehowery Chirping

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    It's still pretty early to tell if a roo, is there any beginning of saddle feathers ? They are long thin feathers that come out from the saddle area and hang down beside their tails. This roo is 7 weeks old.... bunny 1.jpg
     

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