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Opinions on this 8 week old?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wiseowl, Dec 13, 2015.

  1. wiseowl

    wiseowl Out Of The Brooder

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    So we hatched 5 chicks, same Blue Ameraucana dad but possibly all different moms, not sure.
    We believe that we ended up with 3 hens and 2 roos, but this "hen" has me second guessing.
    She's stockier than the other two hens and bossier. Her comb is getting reddish faster than the other two, but I'm new to this so I'm not sure what kind of comb that she's getting. So I would love some experienced opinions! :)
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  2. wiseowl

    wiseowl Out Of The Brooder

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    My images got messed up. Here's a close up of the comb.
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    And a shot from the rear.
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  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Yes, I'm leaning toward roo on this bird as well. I'm still not sure though, Can you get a close up of the comb?
     
  4. wiseowl

    wiseowl Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, my images got messed up and I tried replying with more and they haven't posted yet.
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  5. wiseowl

    wiseowl Out Of The Brooder

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    The comb photo shows now :)
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel.
     
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Looks like a cockerel, [​IMG] sorry.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Also thinking cockerel.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm leaning toward cockerel as well.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    count me in - cockerel
     
  11. wiseowl

    wiseowl Out Of The Brooder

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    Do most of you say that because of the comb? Or are there other indicators? Just curious. I am learning so much from the community on this website!!
     

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