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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

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    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!!!!

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  2. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

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    I agree, I say roo
     
  3. redoak

    redoak Songster

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Cockerel.
     
  7. EngieKisses

    EngieKisses Songster

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    Looks roo to me. [​IMG]
     
  8. Lady Lakenvelder

    Lady Lakenvelder In the Brooder

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    ROO!!!
     
  9. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

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    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

    -Daniel

    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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