Sex and Breed??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by itskels, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. itskels

    itskels Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hoping our crossbeak baby is old enough to tell a little more about now....she is almost 15 weeks. As far as breed, she came from Tractor Supply and I'm pretty sure she was in the Buff Orpington box (the associate grabbed her for me and I didn't double check the label on the box) but she doesn't really look like one to me? She has some odd markings on her back feathers as seen in the photos. Hopefully someone has a better idea than I do!

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a girl but not Bo.Whats wrong with her beak?
     
  3. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    i see no tail soooo....
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Production Red, but very, very poorly bred. The lack of tail can sometimes be attributed to a random recessive gene mutation, as can the crossbeak.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree and cross beaks tend to get worse as the bird matures
     

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