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Rooster???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CHICKENFARMER22, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. CHICKENFARMER22

    CHICKENFARMER22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I am curious to see if anyone knows if my Rose Comb Brown Leghorn is a rooster or hen? It is 3 1/2 weeks old. I had ordered all pullets from McMurray Hatchery but this one is sticking out to me. It has a way redder comb than the rest and it has more wattle development. Feedback is appreciated. Thank You!
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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    At such a young age it is hard to be certain, but with comb and wattles that red and big I think it is a cockerel. Almost zero chance it is a girl.
     
  3. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think there are ways to do it even at day 1 age? .. but it's not 100%

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  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Once brown Leghorns feather in they are sexable by color pattern. Pullets will have a salmon chest, cockerels will have black.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    very good to know. Thanks Keesmom
     
  6. CHICKENFARMER22

    CHICKENFARMER22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone for the feedback. So you're all leaning towards Rooster?
     
  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm saying Cockerel
     

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