Roo or hen ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tlb625, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. tlb625

    tlb625 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone this is my 6 week old production red i got from the hatchery. i got her sexed as a hen but she worried me because she got a little red and tiny wattles. in the picture it always shows up darker and also i did some research to see what cockerels looked like at this age and the combs were huge also her comb is kind of flat and has like some spots of yellow. what do you think and also do hatchery birds develop quicker???
     
  2. tlb625

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    sorry guys the pictures are not uploading but take a guess.
     
  3. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    At 6 weeks a pullet shouldn't have wattles or a pink comb, sounds more like a cockerel. Also hatcheries only give 90% correct gender. There is room for 10% gender mix up which yours sounds like! :(
     
  4. tlb625

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    that's weird also i forgot to say is its not red but a light pink and then it turns pale lol sorry her comb isnt bigis still flat. idk
     
  5. Michael OShay

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    Without a picture, we're just shooting in the dark. Hopefully at some point you can post a pic.
     
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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    A picture would help. But, if "it" is already getting red wattles/comb, you probably have a cockerel.
     

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