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Pictures of my 'road runner' chicken. Need help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sidlou, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. sidlou

    sidlou Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two 7 week old chicks, one is a barred rock Fuzzball and 1 unknown Yellowfellow (who actually is now black (iridescent) with white wing tips). I am trying to figure out if Yellowfellow is male but when I look at the feathers, they are ALL pointy, not only the hackle and saddle feathers. Yellowfellow also has no sign of a comb yet, but maybe small bumps on the back of the legs. (When I checked my adult white leghorn hen, she has small bumps as well though). Yellowfellow is also shaped kinda weird, not really much of a chicken shape... more like a roadrunner. So... when is the right time to determine if Yellowfellow is a she? Please don't say wait till I get an egg or hear a crow. I am so attached to them already, that if I have to rehome him, I would rather do it now. Thanks.

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  2. blefky

    blefky life in the yard

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    Post a pic - you'll get much more help that way. [​IMG]
     
  3. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I agree, pics are needed. But if there really is no sign of a comb at 7 weeks, probably a she. Some will still surprise you though.
     
  4. sidlou

    sidlou Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted pix of this strange bird. Any thoughts on breed and sex would be appreciated.
     
  5. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    looks like a ba, unless it dont have tan bottoms on its feet. On its crowing or egg laying abilities... [​IMG] I still have my 4 and only sure 1 ba is a hen!! [​IMG]
     
  6. thats a Sumatra, looks exactly like my sumatra did when he was 7 weeks old. sumatra are hard to sex at young ages, so you can't tell at this point.
     
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  7. buffbuttercup

    buffbuttercup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just have to say that i have a chicken that i named 'the roadrunner' because she resembled on so much during her adolescent time. she was an ee and....was a she [​IMG]
     
  8. Quote:its deffinitly a sumatra, i'd show pics of mine at a similar age, but my computer had the blue screen of death about a monht ago and everything got deleted.

    the best i got is from my uploads. the only pic i have of him when he was a similar age (4 weeks old) is in this one: (hes the black one) [​IMG]

    this is how her turned out: [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. maryann66

    maryann66 New Egg

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  10. maryann66

    maryann66 New Egg

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    [​IMG]can someone tell me what kina of chickens these are?
     
  11. Silkie nerd

    Silkie nerd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To me she/he looks like a austalorpe I have two right now and they look exactly like that and they are about six weeks I will send a pic
     

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