New member-is my chick a boy or girl?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by samusss, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. samusss

    samusss Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all, I recently signed up and I'm looking for some opinions on a chicken I have. I got some for Christmas from my boyfriend. We're not sure if one if this is make male though and I was hoping I could get anyone's input. It'll be a shame though if it happens to be a boy because she/he is my favorite of my small flock. I haven't seen any signs of saddle feathers,but the feathers around her neck seem to be more pointed than a female chickens should be. Her name is Ginger. She's a little over two months old. [​IMG]
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  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    More full body pictures would be helpful. But I am thinking because of that much red and comb development at 9 weeks old that you have a roo.
     
  3. samusss

    samusss Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the fast reply! That's a shame, I'll post some full body photos if that'll help.
     
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  5. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh dear, yes, I do believe you have a rooster! [​IMG] I don't know why it always has to be the favorites that turn out to be the boys!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I actually already answered you on your What Breed or Gender is This? thread, but as I stated there, you have a cockerel. Sorry. :eek:( If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. samusss

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    Thanks for the support and replies everyone:)I'm glad to be apart of BYC now. I've been browsing the site for the past 2 months and decided to join. There seems to be a lot of valuable information here. :)
     
  9. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    There is indeed lots of info and equally important are the helpful members, as you have already seen with responses to your initial post. [​IMG]

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I notice he/she has feathered feet which shot down my opinion of breed. I think a male also.
     

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