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Is this Phoenix a boy or girl? Lots of Pictures

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1keegan, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. 1keegan

    1keegan In the Brooder

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    We picked up our chicks and the man gave my daughter a chick he called a Phoenix, but said it could be a boy or girl.
    We can only keep hens. The chicks are now 13 days old, and we tried to compare photos of vent and feather sexing, realizing it's complicated [​IMG]
    This chick is noisy!

    Our hope is that someone familiar with Phoenix can give us their best opinion of whether it's a boy or girl, so we can re-home before the kids get too attached.
    We didn't hurt the little one getting the vent picture- promise!
    Here are pictures.
    thanks

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  2. 1keegan

    1keegan In the Brooder

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    Here are move pictures- of the back and close up of head/comb

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  3. mandelyn

    mandelyn Crowing

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    I'll cross my fingers on a Silver colored female! I make no promises at that age though.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    the best thing to do is wait till its at least 6 weeks old but heres hoping for a pullet
     
  5. Chickenbodhi

    Chickenbodhi In the Brooder

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    I think you have a roo because of the long neck, body language and, comb development. He will be gorgeous and somebody will want him. I have four roosters, all different breeds, and I actually like them better than hens :)
     
  6. It's a bit early to tell, wait a bit and keep us posted. If I had to guess, I'd say cockerel.
     
  7. 1keegan

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    Thanks for all of your imputs:) more are welcome.
     

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