how do i know for sure if

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Keene's coop, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Keene's coop

    Keene's coop Songster

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    my leghorn is a roo? he/she is 9 weeks today. her watcha ma call it (having a brain fart) on top of her head is huge. all my other chicks don't have combs yet. all same age but each a different breed. could she be a roo ir do leghorns just mature real fast? when should i expect to know if she's a he? and if she IS a he, when can he go to freezer camp? i can't have any roos. i'd put a pic on but for some reason i can't. any help would be great. thanks
     

  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Is the comb red or yellow? My leghorns had big combs at that age, but they were (and still are, at 14 weeks) yellow. If it's a big red comb at nine weeks, my guess is gonna be roo. See if you can get a picture!
     
  4. Keene's coop

    Keene's coop Songster

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    ok, i tried putting the pic on, but once i got to the paste part, i'm lost. and now i'm very fustrated [​IMG] so the color of the comb looks pinkish maybe turning red (not sure though) and the tips are yellow.
     

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