Looks like I have a new roo!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by meezermom, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. meezermom

    meezermom In the Brooder

    Jan 23, 2009
    Roy WA
    I think this BLRW chick may be my new rooster - what do you guys think?[​IMG]

    The comb is much more pronounced on this chick at 6 wks than on the others, and so are the wattles. Seems to be a dominant bird also....

    Hope this pic turns out! [​IMG]

  2. Waveron

    Waveron Songster

    Mar 26, 2008
    Looks a bit rooish to me...
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Looks quite a bit roo-ish to me.
  4. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I got 5 blrw chicks last year and only 1 looked like a girl to me. I thought they all were boys because they looked and acted more roo-ish. It turned out to be 1 roo and 4 pullets [​IMG] I think they were almost 5 months old and i was still feeling confused.
    I suggest trying to enjoy them and dont worry about it til you are sure. I think there is still a very good chance that it could be a girl too. My girls looked more boyish than that at that age.
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2009
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'd love to see its feet.

    Too early for me to tell.

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