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Three weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by skinnyhen, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. skinnyhen

    skinnyhen Out Of The Brooder

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    This was an extra from McMurray. I assumed it would be a male, but looks like a female to me so far. Can you identify him/her?
     
  2. UberchicRanch

    UberchicRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see a picture. Hopefully you can get a close up pic but also of the other chicks of the same age to help determine gender.
     
  3. skinnyhen

    skinnyhen Out Of The Brooder

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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    So far, I see no cockerel characteristics. However, it is too young to be sure.
     
  5. UberchicRanch

    UberchicRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's too early to say. I don't have a good look at the comb. From this angle, I don't see much but that doesn't mean it's definitely a pullet (female). You may have to wait for 1-2 weeks.
     
  6. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Silver Spangled Hamburg. I can't be positive as to gender yet, but the legs look a bit thick to me and the colors are a bit blotchy, so I would guess rooster. But, give it a few more weeks and you will know for certain.
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2015
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    3 weeks is way to soon - 6-8 weeks would be much better
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  9. skinnyhen

    skinnyhen Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the replies. I will wait and see.
     
  10. skinnyhen

    skinnyhen Out Of The Brooder

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    9 weeks old today. So can you tell if this is going to be a rooster?
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2015

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