is this chick a roo????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickencity, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. chickencity

    chickencity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this chick is suppose to be a golden sexlink pullet. it was hatched the same day as the others. but it is so much smaller and doesn't have as many feathers. here are some pics.
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  2. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    My guess would be it is a roo. You will know for sure in a couple of weeks. Watch the comb on it and watch for some pink wattles to start dropping below the beak.

    Edited to add: I just saw the fourth picture that is not a roo.
     
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  3. chickencity

    chickencity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my question is about the the little sexlink. i but the 4th pic in there to show the diffrence between it and the others. it came out of the pullet box.
     
  4. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THat is kinda weird how it's feathering is so behind the rest....there isn't a good head shot to really say...how old is it?
     
  5. chickencity

    chickencity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its almost 3 weeks
     
  6. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Yes that is the one I was saying is a roo.

    Roos in some breeds feather out slower then pullets.

    Sexlinks are one of the breeds. Can you keep him if it is a roo?
     
  7. chickencity

    chickencity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im not real sure. i would like to keep him but im sure my neighboors would not like it at all. But if i cant keep him im sure the people that live by my barn would take him. they have chickens that free rang all day.
     

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