I named "her" "May" Does "he" need a new name PLZ look

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by somadlyinlove, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    This EE mix chick was the first of 10 to feather out in her wings and tail so I thought for sure it was a girl. the comb is a pea comb.
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    5 to 6 weeks now

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    What do you think?? Thank you for your help!
     
  2. BirdNut

    BirdNut Overrun With Chickens

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    Your suspicions are correct; you have a cockerel. A pullet's comb and wattles shouldn't be that red at this age.
     
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  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Rooster
     
  4. lburress

    lburress Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you're right and it's a roo.

    But I'm new so...?
     
  5. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Darn that makes at least 4 of this batch [​IMG]
     
  6. fluffychickens

    fluffychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about you name him Mark. [​IMG]
     
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    That looks more like a production red with a pea comb then EE. My RIR comb turned red at 5 weeks of age and she's a pullet. I'd wait and see if this one crows. What a pretty bird.
     
  8. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, I think I've decided all the really beautiful chicks must be roos! but, I wouldn't base it on comb color alone lots of pullets get red combs early and this one is not that red but I think it looks more like a roo shaped pea comb. Don't you think??
     
  9. ladyride

    ladyride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    roo [​IMG]
     
  10. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Three rows of "peas", and looks at those tree trunk legs. Cockeral.
     

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