Roo? or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chicabooo, Aug 27, 2016.

  1. Chicabooo

    Chicabooo New Egg

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    Hi, I'm a newbie[​IMG].
    This is my new astralorp chick.[​IMG] He /she was unwanted so took her home. Super sweet chick always wanting affection from the kids. Little bossy with our other hen chicks in brooder though. I'm assuming 4 weeks old approx. feathers are sparce in areas not sure if an age thing or mistreatment /stress because I don't know it's exact age, quite a big comb which is light pink and wattles look like they are just popping out also light pink. But the small tail is confusing me. I've never had an austrlorp so I'm not sure if it's a he or she. Anyone got any thoughts? Thank you.:)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Little young to be sure. But that does look like a boy.
     
  3. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In a couple weeks or so it will have all its feathers and you will be able to tell for sure.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel- looks more brown than black, in your photos
     
  6. 235chickens

    235chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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