What is the gender of my 10 week old chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Farmgirl0422, May 27, 2016.

  1. Farmgirl0422

    Farmgirl0422 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I need some input on the gender of my chick. We're not sure if he/she is a roo or hen. We hatched him/her ourselves and we think he/she is an Americauna Copper Maran mix. The chick is ten weeks old. Here are some pics. By the way he is the pure brown chick.:)
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    Thank you for any info!
     
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  2. Farmgirl0422

    Farmgirl0422 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about the foggy pictures!
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    A clearer pic - side view of the tail would be helpful. Hard to tell for sure, but I THINK I'm seeing dark, drooping feathers growing out in the tail - which would indicate male. But it may just be the blurred pics that make it look that way...
     
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  4. TimothyJ

    TimothyJ New Egg

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  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  6. Farmgirl0422

    Farmgirl0422 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some clearer pics. [​IMG]

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  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    With a comb that red, I'm guessing it's a cockerel. 10 weeks is still a bit young for male specific feathering.
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    AGREE
     
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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm also thinking cockerel. A closer pic would confirm.
     
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