please help, is my belgian a boy or a girl? EDITED

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RareFeathers, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. RareFeathers

    RareFeathers In the Brooder

    Jul 24, 2010
    Tamworth, NSW
    well, i bought a belgian from my local petstore, and i'm not too sure if it's a boy or a girl. she was in the cage with another from the same clutch, and the other one had a larger comb, so i assumed it was a girl, but now i'm skeptical. i've been looking at several pictures of belgian hens, and i've noticed that some colours have larger combs than other colours, am i correct in thinking this? it's a month old, i think. any help would be very much appreciated, and wether or not it's a girl will depend on wether or not i sell her at the next poultry auction. thanks, and any and all help appreciated!! [​IMG]

    EDIT: well, that's a bugger... well, i'll try again, i guess. i got more pictues, but i'm unsure of the age so i put it next to a tissue box as a size comparison. she's probably over a month, but i'm not too sure about how big they are at full size...
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2011
  2. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    It is very hard to tell, so better pictures would be nice. I can tell you that he/she is more than a month old. At a month old, it would still have baby fuzz and not all it's feathers. That being said, it is very possible it is a girl, but we need clearer pictures.
  3. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Songster

    Nov 24, 2009
    Yeah the pics are a little dark and fuzzy. More pics would be nice. [​IMG]
    I'm not experianced with the breed, but just from the pics and around 1month (maybe....looks a little older closer to 3months to me. [​IMG] ) But sorry I would guess a boy.

    Ha Ha you beat me to it I just saw your post acid_chipmunk
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2011
  4. dolly85

    dolly85 Songster

    Jun 1, 2010
    At 1 month that is a rooster, no doubt about it.
  5. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Songster

    Nov 27, 2010
    Moreno Valley Ca
    Hard to tell!
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Songster

    Feb 5, 2010
    Missouri Ozarks
    If it's two months or younger it's a rooster for sure... Sorry. [​IMG]
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Definite cockerel.
  8. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    With the new pics, definitely a boy. And, he is much more than a month old. More like 3 or 4 months.
  9. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    In response to the post on the other thread to the person who was talking about the breed name: the full name is Bearded Belgian D'Uccle.
  10. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Songster

    Sep 27, 2010
    Bellefonte, PA
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