Nemo the Chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jennypearl00, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. jennypearl00

    jennypearl00 New Egg

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    Hi, my names Jenn and I'm new here. I attempted to hatch 3 fertilized eggs, and wound up with 1. Was wondering if anyone had any clue by the look of "her" wether she is actually a she, or might be a roo.[​IMG]
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  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AWWWW what a cute little chick. How old is it? What breed is it? In the 4th pic down from the bottom, I can see this little dude has some long legs. Would lead me to guess that it's a male, but can't say for sure.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hi Jenn, [​IMG]

    I can't really tell but it's sure a cutie. Will you be able to keep a rooster? Maybe get him/her some playmates?
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. jennypearl00

    jennypearl00 New Egg

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    He/she does have thick, long legs, and a rather pointy head, so I was thinking that too. I won't be able to keep a rooster, so he'd have to go up to my Mother's farm area. Nemo is a silly bantham mix
     
  6. jennypearl00

    jennypearl00 New Egg

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    Thanks for the replies....I guess it makes it extra hard to sex when they're silkie mix [​IMG] Nemo's such a cutie, and really has been spoiled as our only little survivor- she/he hasn't even been outside yet! I've got all my fingers and toes crossed for a pullet, but I've got crap luck, and each day that goes by it looks more cockerel [​IMG]
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Jenn. Glad you decided to join our flock. Nemo is too young to sex accurately at this point. I would suggest posting a profile pic of Nemo on our What Breed or Gender is This? section in a couple of months and letting our experts there take a look at Nemo for you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. jennypearl00

    jennypearl00 New Egg

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    Thanks everybody
     

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