Hen or Roo??? I'm still not sure

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by snugglebird, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. snugglebird

    snugglebird Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Turk. I'm completely up in the air about this one. [​IMG] One minute we think hen and the next we think roo. Turk is about 12 weeks old now. His/Her comb and wattles have been red for a while but haven't gotten much larger.

    So, can anyone look at how Turk is feathering out to see if they can get a better idea? Turk isn't going anywhere either way but it's just driving me crazy.


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  2. buckabucka

    buckabucka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a hen to me, but I'm not that experienced! What breed is it? She's very pretty.
     
  3. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote hen too
     
  4. snugglebird

    snugglebird Out Of The Brooder

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    According to the answers I recieved from posting on here before, the consensus says that Turk is a EE even though there are no fluffy cheeks. He/She has grayish green legs and looked like a chipmunk as a chick.

    Turk is very good natured and friendly. I'm happy either way. It seemed as if Turk was going to be a roo at about 6 weeks because his/her face and features were turning red but there have been no changes with it since then.
     
  5. silkie101

    silkie101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pretty im thinking hen!!!
     
  6. Whiskey Bay

    Whiskey Bay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks to be a pullet...Is that a peacomb or straight comb coming in?
     
  7. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet, IMHO
     
  8. Tiss

    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree...girl
     
  9. snugglebird

    snugglebird Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:She has a straight comb.
     
  10. snugglebird

    snugglebird Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like everyone is thinking that Turk's a she. [​IMG]
    What's really strange is that out of 12 chicks that were straight run only 2 (possibly 1) are roos. I was kind of hoping for 3 roos. 1 for each little flock. But all is good regardless. Now, I'm just waiting to see about one of my light brahmas I'm pretty sure is a roo. His face is bright red compared to the other lt. brahma. The only "for sure" rooster is a tiny little silver duckwing bantam. Even though he has the attitude I don't know if he can keep 15 girls in line.
    Thank you all for your responses.
     

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