Sex of my Speckled Sussex???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ESofVA, May 28, 2012.

  1. ESofVA

    ESofVA Songster

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    Would really like to keep this bird. S/he is so pretty!
    Is it a roo??? I am just learning and I am inclined to say it is. Let me know what you think. Its life depends on it!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. nurse_turtle

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    Speckled Sussex can be tricky as youngsters. Males generally have a much whiter chest than the females. I would wait a bit longer, but my first inclination is rooster.
     
  3. aoxa

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  4. ESofVA

    ESofVA Songster

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    That is what I was afraid of! I had two but one died while I was away w/ my daughter (she had a baby) and DH thinks it may have gotten squashed by the others. Was hoping one was a hen...wellll....if not, I can still check around to see if there are any available and otherwise I will wait until next year.
    Thanks!!!!
     
  5. questions543

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