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Speckled sussex genders

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hemsandchicks, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. hemsandchicks

    hemsandchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all. My little speckleds are just over 3 weeks old. I know it's very early to tell, but I think the big one may be a rooster, which is okay. He is almost twice the size of the other two, and stands tall like an ostrich. The first pic is the one in question, but they are all so cute.
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  2. Lovechickens202

    Lovechickens202 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh that is SO cute. But don't be so sure till they start crowing. In the past I have thought countless chickens were roos but they turned out to be normal hens. (I am on the same page with you on this one though.)
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    To young to say for sure, I would post again in at the least 2 weeks (maybe more).
     
  4. hemsandchicks

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    Wanted to share a couple of updated pics. I think they are about 11 weeks old now. I'm thinking he's a roo
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  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, looks like a handsome young cockerel. [​IMG]
     
  6. hemsandchicks

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    I was in the barn this morning feeding, and I heard a few sorry attempts to crow. So it's definitely confirmed.
     

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