What type/gender am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beebee, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. beebee

    beebee New Egg

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    We got this chick thinking it would be turn out to be a rooster. The person we bought it from said she thought the dad was a RIR and mom was a white Delaware. We are thinking he is about 7 wks old. We are questioning the gender mostly because his crest is so pale. Any input is appreciated! Thanks! [​IMG]

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  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. Chris09

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  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What Chris said about the sex-linking. If the person you bought it from was correct about the parents, then you probably do have a little cockerel on your hands.

    And from the looks of it, I think your chick is more like 4 weeks max. My chicks are 7 weeks old and they have no baby fuzz -- all thier grown up feathers are in with only litte tufts on the very ends.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Your chicke is a young rooster.
    Do you have him on Medicated feed?
    He looks sick might be coccidiosis, the pail comb and wattles, ruffled feathers are all signs that he isn't in good health.
     
  6. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Animal Intuition says " GAL "


    People Say " GUY "

    I Say " What the Heck, Pick one! "


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  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I don't mean to be rude, but, your chick looks like it might have a touch of cocci. I would think about treating him. Can you get some corid?
     
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  8. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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  9. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    7 weeks? I'm thinking girl....but yes, the chick looks sick....
     
  10. Uniontown Poultry

    Uniontown Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with the gender and health recommendations. Sulmet works ok for coccidosis too.
     

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