Hen or Roo and Age guess??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rosemarysugar, Jan 16, 2019.

  1. rosemarysugar

    rosemarysugar Songster

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    15476714296705050066897460027662.jpg Hi
    This my supposedly 4 1/2 week old roo
    The local farm we got him from wasn't 100% honest with me when buying him,
    So I am questioning age and gender?
    Any ideas?? Breed is Mraran mix 15476698629235089848224823468559.jpg
     
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    4 1/2 weeks or slightly younger looks about right for age. :)

    As for gender, it's still very early. That being said, we'd have a better idea if the comb and wattles were visible.

    ~Alex
     
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  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    I'm so sorry, didn't notice the other picture! :rolleyes::lol:

    Nothing screaming cockerel as of now, but another few weeks will be telling. :) It's very cute.

    ~Alex
     
  4. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Got pretty big feet so that points in the direction he's a boy. Age does look pretty right too.
    What wern't they honest about, just out of nosiness.:)
     
  5. rosemarysugar

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    Thanks!:D
     
  6. rosemarysugar

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    They put him in with the 3 week olds, and didn't tell me that he was sick.
     
  7. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Well that is definitly not good! What is wrong with him? OK, I read about him poor guy but you got some good advice about the buttermilk. It takes a while but it does help.
     
  8. Notaneggspurt

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    I'm going to go with cockerel. I was going to ask as well if he was the runt or if there was possible illness showing or if he was just camera shy. So sorry they slipped a sick chick in with the bunch :(

    On a side note, are those eggs quilted on to the bed spread behind him?
     
  9. Animals45

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    Definitely a cockerel big feet and I can tell the way the body is shaped.:)
     
  10. rosemarysugar

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    Actually he has a respiratory infection and coccidiosis......... No just a quilt Lol!
     

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