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Rooster eh?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fireredcannon, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. fireredcannon

    fireredcannon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] 5 weeks old, with a comb that big...I'm thinking that's a roo, what about you?
     
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Howdy fireredcannon

    Wow, yeah, that is an impressive comb for one so little. What breed is (s)he? Very cute!
     
  3. fireredcannon

    fireredcannon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dad's an amberlink, not sure about mom, I'm thinking amberlink due to color. Other options are black Australorp,barred rock,or Rhode island red but the plain feathering makes me doubt those 3.
     
  4. fireredcannon

    fireredcannon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's from my first hatch 2 made it and they both look like roo's but hatch #2 looks to have quite a few pullets
     
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Sorry, I am not familiar with those breeds and whether they are large combed or not.

    I am definitely not an expert when it comes to chicken gender but if (s)he was one of my chicks, at that age, with that comb, I would say rooster.
     
  6. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can we get a pic in natural light?
     
  7. fireredcannon

    fireredcannon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. fireredcannon

    fireredcannon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My phone doesn't take the greatest pictures, I prefer my DSLR but that's a bit more of a process to upload them
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel - very difficult to see with red light BUT the comb stands out anyway
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If Dad's an Amberlink, and mom isn't, then the chicks is a mixed breed.

    Do I see faint barring? It's hard to tell in the pic, but it seem like I do. If so, the momma is the barred Rock. If not, I'm thinking the Aussie. The dominant White in the Amberlink would turn the black into white. The Red wouldn't be the momma, or the chick would have a mix of red and white.
     

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