Is Bella Blue a Roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tahoechicken, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. tahoechicken

    tahoechicken New Egg

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    We bought 4 chicks that were sexed and so we thought we got 4 pullets. Now Bella is starting to turn pink and we are thinking maybe roo? She is three weeks old and the only one of our eight with a pink face. We don't have another self blue banty to compare her with so we aren't sure.
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  2. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With that big of comb at 4 weeks I would say roo.

    If it starts to turn red next week then roo for sure.
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2010
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    With a comb that prominent and pink at that age, you have a boy.
     
  4. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well for you i will ssay it COULD go either way but im guessing roo...
     
  5. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] My guess would be bella Blue needs a name change. Blue Boy
     
  6. tahoechicken

    tahoechicken New Egg

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    We were afraid of that i guess "his" name will be blue boy.
     
  7. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey the comb ain't a 100% thing, I've had hens with bigger combs than the roos.
     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  9. chickerdoodle

    chickerdoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Three weeks with that large pinkish comb, says roo to me but you may have to wait a little longer to be sure. Hope you can keep the chick if a roo. [​IMG]
     

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