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

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    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.

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    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

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    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

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    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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