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Light sussex, hen or cockerel?

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Hi there,

 

I purchased 3 pullets from a breeder. Who assured me they were all hens.

 

They are now about 4 months old and I am starting to get suspicious that a couple are cockerels.

 

Either that, or they are differing ages.

 

Here is a picture of them:

post #2 of 9


I'd say your suspicions are correct!

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:welcome

I'm leaning towards cockerel, could you get a better picture of the whole body? (including tail?)

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Two cockerels and one pullet

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Two cockerels and one pullet

Agreed.

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Two cockerels and one pullet


X2 on the above post.

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2 boys  1 girl (the one with the smallest, palest comb)  Tell the seller she didn't do a good job of sexing

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Two cockerels and one pullet

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You have one cockerel and one pullet for shore, the 3ed I am not so shore that it is a cockerel!
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״הרוצה להתעלות אל יחפור בור לחברו אלא יבנה גבעה לעצמו״
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