Last confirmation needed today for gender. 20 weeks old Speckled Sussex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Radhanuga, Dec 29, 2015.

  1. Radhanuga

    Radhanuga Out Of The Brooder

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    She crowed twice around 12 weeks, I posted pics then and everyone said "rooster".

    She never crowed again and here she/he is now. Tomorrow is our last day to bring her back of she's a he.

    What do you experts say?
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  2. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me. When it crowed, was it upset? I had a hen crow when she was upset about a new chicken being introduced.
     
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  3. Radhanuga

    Radhanuga Out Of The Brooder

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    She crowed when we moved her from brooder to the main coop with the other hens. So sounds like it could be.
     
  4. Radhanuga

    Radhanuga Out Of The Brooder

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    she does have a lot of green on her back, but no apparent saddle feathers, no pointy neck feathers, the comb still small and light pink
     
  5. Radhanuga

    Radhanuga Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone else?
     
  6. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    I'd be willing to be she's a she!

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    Speckles and Freckles at about 5 weeks or so. (Granddaughter named them - Teehee!) Even at this age the differences were easy to see. Speckles was a cockerel, Freckles a pullet.

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    Same positions - Speckles left, who spotted a fly, Freckles right. I think they were about 5 - 6 months old here. Of all the chickens I have, they were the easiest to tell apart, even early on. Freckles carried a lot of green in her wings and near her tail.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Looks like a bona fide girl to me
     
  8. Radhanuga

    Radhanuga Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     

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