Is this a rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lexie1214, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. lexie1214

    lexie1214 Out Of The Brooder

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    We got 6 chicks from IFA 5 days ago and one is looking like a possible rooster. He/she is a larger one and I noticed this on their beak today! If "Hoppy" is a rooster we can't keep him in our city. Would it be a bad idea to bring another baby chick into the group we have? [​IMG]
     
  2. lexie1214

    lexie1214 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Much too young to sex. You'll need to wait a few weeks minimum, probably longer to tell for sure.
     
  4. lexie1214

    lexie1214 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks! I am a newbie and I think I jumped the gun.[​IMG]
     
  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure is CUTE anyway. Try posting pictures again when at least a month/4 - 6wks old.
     
  6. yellowblack

    yellowblack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would be happy to help decide but I won't be 100%accurate if you can take some more picture of her sides and bottom. :)
     
  7. wndrwmn73

    wndrwmn73 New Egg

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    From here it looks like the 'dino ridge' as hubby calls it :) we were scared too, living in the city when 4 of our babies showed it! But they're all happy egg laying hens 2 yrs later. At worst, he'll cockadoodle, and you can call a local co-op for a farm nearby. See if they want a rooster :)
     
  8. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young to sex at this point. You will have to wait at least another month to know.
     

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