Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sarahandjay, May 9, 2016.

  1. sarahandjay

    sarahandjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Let one of my hens hatch out some eggs about 5 weeks ago. I have a mixed flock so i know whatever it is is a mix but is he/she a roo? I know i def have one rooster comb and wattles are starting and its red but this one is throwing me. The comb is developing and turning sorting red. I know time will tell but opinions please.[​IMG]
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Any leakage through the shoulders coming in yet?
     
  3. sarahandjay

    sarahandjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    No coloring is mainly on the chest
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Did you check the feathers that are just starting to grow in, all the way down by skin?
     
  5. sarahandjay

    sarahandjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    @ junebuggena thank you for the replies. I will double check today. White on the shoulders would indicate roo, right?
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes.
     
  7. BaileyMChicks

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    Well whatever gender it is, it looks like it is going to be gorgeous.
     
  8. sarahandjay

    sarahandjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you very much!!

    I checked and no white on the shoulders. Those feathers are growing in black with the sheen of the ayam.
    I checked another one that looks exactly like this one but no comb development and that one has white spots on either side not on the shoulders but on the wings looks like eyes when it fans them out. Very cool looking, Will try to get pictures when my kids come home and I have some help.
     
  9. junebuggena

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    Probably a pullet then.
     
  10. sarahandjay

    sarahandjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh I hope so :fl
     

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