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We were told by TSC this chick should be a hen but her tail is sticking straight up unlike my other 5 hens. Any way to tell if she is actually a rooster?
 

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Tail position doesnt matter at this age. I have an Ancona whose tail sticks up in the hair way more than my roosters. As for the pink comb, I dont know lol it may be a roo. What breed is it suppose to be ? And How old?
 

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We thought she was a barred rock but its not looking like that's right anymore. She's 6 weeks old tomorrow.
 

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Deffinitly not barred rock. I was looking thru some pics and I think she/he maybe a Black Australorp . Did it look like this as a baby ?

(Not my pic, feathersite.com)
 

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I say black australorp, a gentle, great egg laying breed. But, not sure on the sex, you said 6 weeks old? I have a few that are around the same age, will try to get a pick of them before in let them out to free range today.
 

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Check the inside of the legs for spur buds. It may be too young, but if it's a roo, you might be able to see the beginnings of the spurs, looking like little buds.
 
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