OK, give it to me straight...is she a he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Raiderdave0109, May 16, 2016.

  1. Raiderdave0109

    Raiderdave0109 Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, I bought these 3 at Agway. 8 week old Araucanas (what the sign said). The black-headed one with the red comb is worrisome. Different breed hopefully? Thanks in advance...

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    Last edited: May 17, 2016
  2. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter Eggers, 2 hens and 1 roo.
     
  3. Raiderdave0109

    Raiderdave0109 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Wilebaum...anyone else have any thoughts on the matter?
     
  4. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

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  6. Raiderdave0109

    Raiderdave0109 Out Of The Brooder

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    x3, as in 3 pullets?
     
  7. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

     
  8. Raiderdave0109

    Raiderdave0109 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok...bummer. But thanks so much you guys!
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree, the bird in question is a cockerel.
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely 1 cockerel, and 2 pullets. And to save you from second guessing future chicks, when trying to identify gender, if a chick under 8 weeks old develops a very bright pink comb, it's a cockerel. Pullets do not start to pink up until they are close to laying eggs, regardless of breed.
     

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