What gender am I :0) (UPDATED I am 9 weeks now.. am I still a Roo?)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by teresa-78, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Songster

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    Does anyone know what gender my 4 1/2 week old chick is?? I know it maybe to early to tell, but its worth a go [​IMG]

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    s/he is possibly a cross between a Orpington and an australorp, and should look like my other hen Jet (below) ...

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    Thanks everyone [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2010

  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    You have a cockerel. [​IMG]
     
  3. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Songster

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    Oh darn... I was worried it may be, due to the size of the cone [​IMG]
     
  4. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    Roo for sure. [​IMG]
     
  5. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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    sorry [​IMG] its a boy
     
  6. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Songster

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    Oh well I wont have to get rid of him just yet... I can enjoy him for abit longer... I was unsure due to being told hens grow their tail feather really quick and Roo's take longer, and as this little one got their tail feathers at 2 weeks... ish... I tried to convince myself he was a she [​IMG] thanks everyone, I really appreciate it.. even if it was not what I wanted to hear lol.... Could I possible ask you all.. what should I look for when im trying to sex chicks as I have 2 silkie eggs in the bator, (just testing the new bator out to see if it works) [​IMG] Thanks again [​IMG]
     
  7. Keri78

    Keri78 Songster

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    cock-a-doooooodle-dooooo!!!![​IMG]
     

  8. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Songster

    it's a boy!
     
  9. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    Wattle & comb development are how you tell. Also, saddle & hackle feathers are pointy.
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Definitely a boy.
     

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