Is this Austalorp a boy or a girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Z_chicken, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. Z_chicken

    Z_chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    It's about 6 weeks old. Thanks!!

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  2. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to guess pullet, but I'm not 100% sure.
     
  3. Chickens in Elmwood

    Chickens in Elmwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say pullet, too, but it is difficult to tell with the dark feathers. My girls are 24 weeks old and have HUGE combs and wattles. Austra girls seem to get really big combs.
     
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I would say pullet.
     
  5. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet. If she's like my Australorp, she'll lose those long tail feathers soon, round out, and look like a hen in about 3 weeks.
     
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    girl...
     
  7. Harrietsmum

    Harrietsmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color are her legs? They look green in the first photo. Austalorps have slate gray legs.
     
  8. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a pullet, the only reason i would worry is that i have two australorp pullets at home right now and they are just getting tiny comb bumps at 12 weeks...
     
  9. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

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    Girl! [​IMG]
     
  10. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    At 6 weeks that is definitely a BOY.
     

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