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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.

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    Does this mean their is a good chance it will be a rooster? Or is it just the breed.
     
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  2. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Just a characteristic of the breed... [​IMG]
     
  3. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no, my ameracauna chicks have that too and theyre pullets
     
  4. Anarchy82

    Anarchy82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    Yep, the others you can't see the combs of because they're pea combs, which are small and tight against the face.
     
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