Sexing help from BCM owners needed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by turbodog, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. turbodog

    turbodog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Independence, La.
    I knew I had one roo in my 6 BCM peepers but maybe I have two.
    They're at 4 weeks now and a couple of them have distinctly more comb than the rest.
    This surprised me as in all other respects, one of the two looked just like the female chicks in terms of it's development all along.
    The first one I figured as roo was larger than all the others, had more comb and it's feather development lagged way behind the others.
    The #2 roo candidate looked like all the others. Maybe more comb than all but # 1, but otherwise was sized and feathered like the females.
    #2 is the dominant bird in the flock, making the others move over with a kick or peck when it wants to get water or food. It also picks the highest place to sit (on top of the feeder)
    #1 is as mild tempered as any of the rest.
    #2's comb has now gotten larger and darker pink than #1.

    I'm confused. [​IMG]

    The whole crew. The two roo candidates are on the far left. You might be able to tell that the others have very little it the way of comb development.

    Closer look at candidate #1:

    Closer look at candidate #2:
  2. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2011
    i think two roo
  3. Mrs. Cannon

    Mrs. Cannon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2011
    Vandalia, IL
    Yep im saying # 2 is a roo! What a bunch of little cuties in that line up!
  4. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    2 roos.
  5. gunnarmcc

    gunnarmcc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 10, 2011
    SSF, CA

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