still not sure Roo/or not

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by florida lee, May 19, 2011.

  1. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2011
    Here's my girls at 6 weeks.......the one in the front (closest to camera) with her/his back to camera....Roo or not. She/he is 1 of 2 Easter Eggers, but their color is entirely different but started out the same when days old. The one next to her, brown looking one is the other Easter Egger.



    She is the only one that when I pick her up she raises the feathers on the back of her neck.

    What do you think??
  2. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

    Feb 8, 2007
    By its size alone, i am betting rooster.
  3. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Still too early to tell, unless you check "down south" [​IMG]
    However, even without much of a comb I'm leaning toward roo because it does appear to have some serious "hackle" development and color versus just having a "cape" like a female
  4. kristiesrottenrott

    kristiesrottenrott New Egg

    May 16, 2011
    I say it's a pullet...I have a hen that is the size of my rooster I thought for sure it was a roo, I was wrong. She is a huge hen now.

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