Lavender Araucana sex pullet or rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ellieschickies, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. Ellieschickies

    Ellieschickies In the Brooder

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    Hi,

    I have a 4 week old lavender Araucana and I am hoping you will be able to advise whether you think pullet or roo? At first she seemed quiet dominant but now is rather submissive to the others.

    Thank you
     

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  2. MochaDuck

    MochaDuck Songster

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    4 weeks is too young to sex. Try posting at 6-8 weeks.

    Whatever it is, it's cute!
     
  3. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Crowing

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    If I was to guess Id say boy by how big the comb is at 4 weeks. If you have others that same breed and age Id compare comb sizes. You'll know forsure in another month
     
  4. Ellieschickies

    Ellieschickies In the Brooder

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    Thank you MochDuck I’m hoping for a pullet so will post again in a few weeks!!
     
  5. Ellieschickies

    Ellieschickies In the Brooder

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    Thank you Chickenleg, I only have chicks of other breeds, silkies, Pekin and orpington so having to rely on online pictures. I’ll post again in a few weeks and see what you think then :)
     
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  6. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    I'm going to say cockerel. That's a large pea comb for four weeks. It will probably turn pink soon
     
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  7. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    That does seem to be a big comb for that age, I would really lean towards cockerel. But post more pictures in a couple of weeks, maybe it'll look more like a pullet by then... :fl
     
  8. Ellieschickies

    Ellieschickies In the Brooder

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    Sorry for the bad quality she/he wouldn’t keep still but I’ve got an update photo at 6 weeks old
     

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  9. Ellieschickies

    Ellieschickies In the Brooder

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    I’ve got a few more pics at 6 weeks, are you still thinking cockerel?
     

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  10. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Cute little cockerel. I love the UK standard of araucana
     
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