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Thoughts on gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickaBoomBoom4, May 12, 2016.

  1. ChickaBoomBoom4

    ChickaBoomBoom4 New Egg

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    I'm no expert, but I'm thinking this one might be a rooster? Also, I noticed he's missing feathers towards the lower back. Does anyone know why? I'll try to post a pic. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickaBoomBoom4

    ChickaBoomBoom4 New Egg

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    Here's a pic of the back [​IMG]
     
  3. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Age? Most likely a cockerel. he may just be in molt.[​IMG]
     
  4. ChickaBoomBoom4

    ChickaBoomBoom4 New Egg

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    8-9 weeks old. Thanks!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Definitely a little male. Males are classically slower to feather than females, that may be the difference you're seeing. I'd check him over for mites, just to be on the safe side.
     
  6. ChickaBoomBoom4

    ChickaBoomBoom4 New Egg

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    What am I looking for? Can I see the mites?
     

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