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Newbie here, would love to know if a have a roo!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chasecarlson12, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. chasecarlson12

    chasecarlson12 Just Hatched

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    I have 14 chicks that are 5 weeks old. They sent me an extra easter egger. I've started noticing that he/she acts and looks a little different. I didn't order one but would be happy to have a rooster ;-) it has 3 distinct rows on the comb and it's a reddish color. Red is also on the body. What do you think??
     
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    chasecarlson12 Just Hatched

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  3. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's a light/paleish red its a pullet,if its alomst all covered in red that is like a cherry type color its a boy,could I get a pic in just daylight?
     
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  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

    Hi there! From your picture it is hard to tell what you have. Could you get a picture of your chick standing naturally without flash? It could be too young to accurately tell at this point but we can try.

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  7. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im going to say pullet.
     
  8. chasecarlson12

    chasecarlson12 Just Hatched

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    Thanks, a few people I know locally think its a roo so thats why I wanted to post it here and get your help. This chick tries to herd the other chickens and always waits till everyone eats then it will eat. I just thought that was a little odd, but maybe its completely normal for a pullet to do that. :)
     
  9. Gardenalex

    Gardenalex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a rooish behaviour. But it is very young and for the Moment your chick looks girlish.
     
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