Please help! Hen or Rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Megharden, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. Megharden

    Megharden New Egg

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    I purchased her at a local feed store and they said she was a pullet; however, the older she gets the more I'm starting to worry that she might in fact be a HE! I have looked up multiple way to try and decipher but nothing seems to help at this point...Also, any idea
    what he breed is?? THANKS!!!


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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Too young to be sure yet. Most early male signs aren't apparent until about 6 to 8 weeks old. The male specific 'pointed' feathering usually doesn't begin to develop until about 10 weeks old.
    So far, nothing about your chick is indicating male. It looks like it might be a Production Red.
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2015
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    x2
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking you have a production Red pullet. Post again when the bird is around 6ish weeks for confirmation. I'm not seeing anything male about the bird at all at this point.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young to sex, but I don't see any obvious cockerel signs.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on both of the above posts.
     
  7. Megharden

    Megharden New Egg

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    Oh thank Goodness! thanks for all the responses too, she is the only one I have left out of six babies that all died [​IMG]and I was going to be devastated if I was going to have to give her away!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    agree with Donrae and Junebuggena
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     

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