Ok old chick needs help with young BA chick.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DianaMallory, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 5 week old BA, has me wondering if it is a hen or roo?[​IMG]

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    The BA in the very front of this pic, See how she or he takes the lead and rares up in protective mode when they feel threatened. This is my first time with this breed. I have only had Golden buffs in the past. So I have no clue. And she or he makes different noises then the rest of them when they are threatened. Either this is going to be my lead hen or it is a ROO! Do you know can you tell from these pics?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet, for now. However, five weeks is a little young to be sure.
     
  3. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I guess time will tell. How old do they have to be before you can tell the difference between them?
     
  4. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a pic of the BA that I believe is a hen. The next pics are of the one I doubt being a hen!
     
  5. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This ones cone or crown is starting to turn pink. And it looks like it is starting to get waddles.
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    see the difference? WELL HEN OR ROO?
     
  6. BantamLover21

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    It is beginning to look more like a cockerel.
     
  7. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks bantamlover! I guess time will still be the answer. Oh forgot to post they are 6 weeks old here.
     

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