What do I have gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hcppam, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just got a home for my EE roo, now I'm a bit worried I have GLW Roo. She is a bit small for her age around 5-6 weeks (she was raised with a duck) I tried to get pics of legs too. I read here somewhere, that GLW combs color out earlier? So is it a she or he? [​IMG]
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  2. EELover

    EELover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look on its back. Check for saddle feathers. Saddle feathers are narrow and pointy. Hens have wide and fluffy feathers on their backs. If your not quite sure yet, check in a couple of weeks. Good luck!
     
  3. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, I see the ones around her neck are rounded.
     
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Looks like a hen to me. You'd be seeing more red if it was a roo at this stage.
     
  5. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    You are makeing me feeeeeeel good! thanks. [​IMG]
     
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a girl. [​IMG]
     
  7. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I live in a neighborhood and cant have a roo and love my feathered kids.
     
  8. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It's a little early to look for pointed saddle and hackle feathers. They typically won't start developing until around 12 weeks.
     
  9. joebat

    joebat Out Of The Brooder

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    I think that's a hen. I've got one just like is as a gimme with a bunch of slw's. I'm going to keep her.
     
  10. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It's a little early to look for pointed saddle and hackle feathers. They typically won't start developing until around 12 weeks.

    Agreed, too early for pointed feathers, but at this point it looks like a pullet! [​IMG] I understand being a bit gunshy at this point since you already found one cockerel! [​IMG]
     

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