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I am a 2 week old Australorp- do you think I am a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Triciakins, May 16, 2016.

  1. Triciakins

    Triciakins Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 5 Australorps and this one looks different. It has no tail feathers to speak of and the other 4 have had them for quite a while. This one also has a larger comb, but it's not really "red" but just curious... May still be too early to tell for sure, but if anyone would like to share their knowledge, please do.

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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say its a cockerel. Perdy big comb for that age. And in some of the heavy breeds, the cockerels are slower to feather out.
     
  3. Triciakins

    Triciakins Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, that's what we were thinking... Thank you for your input. Luckily we have a place he can go live since we can't have Roosters, but I sure wanted to keep all of my chick-a-dees.
     

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