Is Beatrix a roo? :(

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by acissej, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. acissej

    acissej Out Of The Brooder

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    S/he is by far the most docile of all of our chicks. I can pick her up easily and she is calm. She's very curious about us. However, she's getting a comb MUCH quicker than her siblings and she's the biggest of them all. WDYT? They are just over 4 weeks old. I was told they're all pullets but she has a mark on her head which is also very suspicious.

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    Here are her siblings for comparison (and notice how teeeeeeny little Clementine is!)

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    Last edited: Jun 13, 2010
  2. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say it's a little too early to tell. If the comb was red, I would say roo, but for now, it's just a waiting game.
     
  3. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
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  4. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    It's a cockerel.
     
  5. DragonEggs

    DragonEggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2010
    Borger, TX
    Beatrix looks like a pullet to me. In one so young developing a comb so fast it should have more red in it if she were a he.
     

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