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Hen or roo? Please help me!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MrsShag, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. MrsShag

    MrsShag In the Brooder

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    I will need to return the chick if it is a roo and if I do it right away I can get another the same age to replace this is one. Thank You [​IMG] I was told that it is an Ameraucana.

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  2. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    How old is it?
     
  3. MrsShag

    MrsShag In the Brooder

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    It is 4 weeks old. Sorry, I should have said that.

    I am wondering because I have 2 the same age. This one has a bigger comb than the other one.
     
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  4. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    tough to tell at 4 weeks... need to wait a couple more, perhaps, to get a better indication.. good luck! [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Not a clue but that comb is bigger than my EE pullets at that age... if that HELPS at all.
     
  6. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Looking a little rooish to me...
     
  7. MrsShag

    MrsShag In the Brooder

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    This is a picture of the other one that is the same age.

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  8. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    You can tell b/c the roos combs will be bigger and have 3 prominent lines and the hens will have 1 prominent line. Looks like the 2nd is a pullet.
     
  9. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Top bird is a cockerel.

    Second bird is a pullet.
     
  10. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Agreed.... cockerel and pullet EEs

    Here's a pic of 2 of my cockerels at about the same age... my pullets looked like your other chick..... nice small flatter combs

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