Is This A Sign Of A Roo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by meowteri2, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. meowteri2

    meowteri2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 black austalorps. They are about 9 or 10 weeks old. One still peeps like a baby but the other seems to be making alot of goose type sounds.
    It is not a cock a doodle do but sort of a honking sound. They both look the same but the one with the honking sound has thicker legs. The feathers on the
    legs and the body are the same.
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2011
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    At 9 to 10 weeks is when the baby chirp starts to change to the adult cluck. I think that is all your hearing. A rooster would have a substantially larger comb and waddle than the other pullet by now.
     
  3. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I concur. If you don't see a bigger, redder comb on the one, it's probably not a roo. Your little lady is just getting her big girl voice.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Do you have any pictures?
     

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