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Silver penciled rock hen or roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lichickenlady, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. lichickenlady

    lichickenlady Just Hatched

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  2. lichickenlady

    lichickenlady Just Hatched

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  3. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    How old is it? 3 weeks? Comb development should start pretty soon if it's male.
     
  4. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    how about waiting 3 weeks or so to see if indeed it develops a roo comb
     
  7. Faraday40

    Faraday40 Overrun With Chickens

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    We hatched some shipped penciled rock eggs. (Out of 12, only 5 arrived unbroken. They were covered in slimy goo, had to be rinsed, but 3 of them hatched.)

    Now they are 4 wks old.
    Hoping for 2 pullets, but I have a feeling that I only have one.

    Anyone want to guess gender?
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    a = my guess for a pullet.
    b = sometimes has pink wattles when excited (Like when I take photos),; I'm guessing male
    c = small colorless wattles; no chest feathers yet.
     
  8. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I think you are right. Can you post a pic of the body of C?
     
  9. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    @lichickenlady Update?

    @Faraday40 I'll guess that A is a pullet and the other two are cockerels.
     
  10. Faraday40

    Faraday40 Overrun With Chickens

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    All 3 pics are "C"
    There's not much comb, but I just "feel" like it's a boy. Perhaps it's the slow growing feathers. I hope I'm wrong.
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