My Hubby's fav...please say GIRL!?! ;)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TheNewMrsEvans, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I hatched this little banty white faced black Spanish from a group of eggs which were supposed to be all black rosecombs! Oops! The breeder had both and I guess he couldn't read his own mark on the egg...oh well...so it turned out to be my hubby's favorite...he talks to it and actually holds it...amazing...anyhoo I'm hoping it's pullet so I don't have to figure out another way to separate everyone during breeding season. I believe it is about 9 weeks old now.
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  2. tallieb

    tallieb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cock A Doodle Dooo [​IMG]
     
  3. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am by far no expert but have had enough little ones that I am sorry I feel pretty confident in... its a BOY, Roo to the rescue the testosterone in your house is sticking together.
     
  4. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dang...the boys are so ugly with their saggy clown face....uggg!
     
  5. Horsewell

    Horsewell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah looks like a roo to me
     
  6. MrsChickendad

    MrsChickendad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another vote for roo, sorry. Wattles are developing more than on a pullet.
     
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  7. Freyja

    Freyja Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I had to see this saggy clown face and let me just say, it's an apt description. Here are a couple pics for the uninitiated like myself.
     
  8. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Is there a NOT-breeding season? Mine don't seem to know there's a season!

    The roos really do look like Marcel Marceau's wicked chicken-ghost, don't they??


    Does the breeder have any Minorcas? I don't see the abundant white skin on this young guy of yours- perhaps it's something else?

    ...then again, I have no experience with these, so feel free to point and laugh at my comment.
     
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  9. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MrsEvans do not hurry to cull this bird yet.I think is girl.Black Spanish is Mediterenian breed and comb diferens in genders are like in Leghorns.Yours has girls comb.
     
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  10. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a hen and roo of this breed. The hen is my son's favorite, Penguin. He says yours is a hen.

    I'm going to see if I can find photos from 9 weeks.

    Either way, the rooster is awesome. This breed doesn't behave like our other chickens. You're lucky to get one!
     

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