Is my favorite baby a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dawbie, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. Dawbie

    Dawbie In the Brooder

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    I see red coming in on those wings. Is that a roo sign? Babies are about 10 weeks old.[​IMG]
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  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Songster

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    No comb development.No saddle feathers i would say its a pullet.Im not a expert so dont take this as a fact.
     
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2016
  3. ChickenChaser9

    ChickenChaser9 Songster

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    This is my assessment as well but it is hard to tell at that age.
     
  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    This is a tough one. I think see pointy cock feathers coming in on its back and neck, but it's really hard to tell from the photos. The red patches on it's back are also making my lean towards cockerel. The comb also seems a little too developed for an EE pullet of that age .
    I'm going to vote cockerel.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I agree.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Cockerel. Too much comb development and that red through the wings is male specific.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, looks like a cockerel.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    he has the mark of doom (red over wings = cockerel) sorry. It happens in the best of families
     
  9. summerb123

    summerb123 Crowing

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    cockerel :(
     
  10. Schicksnthesick

    Schicksnthesick In the Brooder

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    agree!
     

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