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I keep getting conflicting answers Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RitzHomestead, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. RitzHomestead

    RitzHomestead Chirping

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    Hen or Roo 7 weeks old?

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  2. NickyPick

    NickyPick Songster

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    Depends on the breed. Some breeds, hens get combs and wattles pretty quickly. Even so, the red color at such a young age leads me to think cockerel.
     
  3. RitzHomestead

    RitzHomestead Chirping

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    Here is another pic with him/her with another chicken of the same breed. Not sure what breed they are.

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  4. RitzHomestead

    RitzHomestead Chirping

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    I believe they are New Hampshire Reds
     
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    Looks like a cockerel.
     

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