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New hatched chicken, only one that looks like this

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Anarchy82, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Anarchy82

    Anarchy82 Chirping

    Aug 10, 2011
    Stroudsburg, PA
    I just finished my first incubation and had 5 eggs hatch. Out of the 5, one was a leghorn breed, and the others were ameracaunas. The leghorn was the only one to have a comb started on the head already.


    Does this mean their is a good chance it will be a rooster? Or is it just the breed.
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011

  2. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
    Just a characteristic of the breed... [​IMG]
  3. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Songster

    Sep 5, 2011
    Winsted, CT
    no, my ameracauna chicks have that too and theyre pullets
  4. Anarchy82

    Anarchy82 Chirping

    Aug 10, 2011
    Stroudsburg, PA
    I ask, cause I am hoping one of my new ones will be a rooster. I have two chickens that are a little older then 3 months now and both ended up being hens.

    So when I saw that only on the one, I was hoping that was a good sign.
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Yep, the others you can't see the combs of because they're pea combs, which are small and tight against the face.
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011

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