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I"m thinking roo... How about you?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lacymarie0526, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. lacymarie0526

    lacymarie0526 In the Brooder

    Jul 18, 2008
    I'm not exactly sure when this chick was born but I do know that it is atleast 4 weeks old. It was quite a bit bigger than the other chicks that I got I would guess it is atleast 5 to 6 weeks. But I'm thinking it is a roo what do you think? If it is I need to find a home for it and I think they ajust eaiser when they are smaller. Please Help!!!!

  2. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    I agree, I say roo
  3. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    I'd give the chick at least a few more weeks, could be a roo or a hen. One of my mom's friends gave away 2 "roosters" that turned into hens [​IMG]
  4. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    those are some thick legs...i vote cockeral.

    also, it may be the same age as the others if it is a roo...they spring up sometimes.

    he's a cutie!
  5. lacymarie0526

    lacymarie0526 In the Brooder

    Jul 18, 2008
    I have the worst luck with getting roosters! I got 10 chicks now and out of the ten I got 4!
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
  7. EngieKisses

    EngieKisses Songster

    Jul 10, 2008
    Collinsville, Oklahoma
    Looks roo to me. [​IMG]
  8. Lady Lakenvelder

    Lady Lakenvelder In the Brooder

    Jul 17, 2008
    Imlay city, michigan
  9. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    wait a few more weeks. (about 4 months is the best) then you should be able to tell. I wanna say hen. but it looks like a rooster attitude. Pink wattles/comb. and thick legs. but that doesn't mean anything, i got a hen that has legs about the size of a quarter( maybe not that big. but they look like it). body like a rooster huge comb, and TALL. shes even got spurs about 2"5 inches long.if it weren't for her hen feathers and her laying eggs and hatching a couple clutches of biddies.. I'd think she was a rooster


    PS.. she's crowed once or twice before too [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2008
  10. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Yup, Roo!!

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