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Roo or Pullet? (7 weeks)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by almond, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Roo

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  2. Pullet

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  1. almond

    almond Hatching

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    We are pretty sure this is a roo, this picture is at 7.5 weeks. I think it has already crowed.. or is trying anyways. Since we are not allowed to have roos in our area, we will have to give it to a new home. Though I have already become attached to the little stinker. So before I actually give him away, I think I needed some reassurance that it is indeed a roo. It isn't aggressive, though is quite curious about what is going on around it. It eats quite a lot. From all of the local breeders we have got conflicting speculation. It's a dominant hen to its a roo. After researching on BYC it would be our safe assumption it is a roo, as most pictures posted (of 7-8 week chicks) do not have even close to the same defined comb and waddle.

    Thanks y'all!

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  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    That's pretty well developed comb and wattles at just over 7 weeks. That's pretty much a sure sign of a cockerel. If he's already trying to crow, he'll likely master it soon! [​IMG]
     
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  3. evenstargirl

    evenstargirl In the Brooder

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    I'm sorry! :( It does look like a rooster. He's a cutie, though!
     
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  4. joedie

    joedie Songster

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    Definately a cockeral!
     
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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    x 4 Looks like a cockerel to me, too.
     
  6. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    Yup, you got a little cockerel there.
     

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