Is Ellie actually an Elliot???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pinkribbons4, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. pinkribbons4

    pinkribbons4 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my 4 week old Lemon Cuckoo Orpington who was sexed as a she, but I'm starting to think that Ellie is actually an Elliot. I'm new to chicken ownership...so I'm not sure.[​IMG] I would love any thoughts or guesses you might have. Thanks so much everyone!

    -Liz

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  2. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    Sure looks like a roo. Comb and nice thick legs.
     
  3. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she looks like an Elliot as of now, but there is still some hope she might be an Ellie. You'll know for sure in 2 more weeks, tops. ;)
     
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    pinkribbons4 Out Of The Brooder

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    What makes you think she's a he and what should I look for in the next few weeks?

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  5. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The size of his comb and legs could indicate boyness (yes, I just made that up.)
    The next physical sign I would watch for is his (her) comb reddening. If it starts to get a more red color, that pretty much mean he's a boy.
     

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