I'm a 6.5 week old Ancona - am I roo or pullet

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bobbieschicks, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    I am 6.5 weeks old - can you tell if I'm a boy or girl? Would it help if momma could take a better picture?

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  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    another pic would help but im thinking hen
     
  3. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Okay - I'll get a close up and some more shots tomorrow after church. thanks. We're hoping she's a pullet.

    if it helps here is her at 3 days old

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  4. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess pullet cause that comb is pretty little for her age.

    I warn you in a couple of weeks the comb is gonna get huge and many will swear it is a roo! I still have to convince people my Ancona is a hen and she lays eggs.

    There is a topic at the top in here. Sexing project or something like that. Towards the end has pictures of my Ancona from day one to now. It may help
     
  5. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks just like my 6wk ancona pullet. I ordered sexed chicks from a hatchery and am giving them the benefit of the doubt on one of my "Columbian Wyandotte"s... but I have no qualms with my ancona. They will be beautiful chickens! Is yours skittish?
     
  6. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Here is my girl at 8-9 months, she is very outgoing and funny. She loves attention, but on her terms. She will hop up in my lap, but wont let you pick her up.

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  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Pullet.
     
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    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Chicken Bee

    Chicken Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a pullet. In my experience, ancona cockerels have a very notable comb very early on, even the late bloomers.
     

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