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Boy or girl. 8 week old Pekin. Please help

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Cockerel. Pullets will not be that red in the comb, that early.

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Agree. Rooster.

 

Male Pekins get large red combs very early.

 

LofMc

Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: The Queen Mum Silkie and 2 Bantam Cochin handmaids. Preparing to breed my own Olive Eggers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud new grandma. Loving wife to a very tolerant husband.
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Originally Posted by junebuggena View Post
 

Cockerel. Pullets will not be that red in the comb, that early.

 

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Originally Posted by Lady of McCamley View Post
 

Agree. Rooster.

 

Male Pekins get large red combs very early.

 

LofMc

X2 on both of the above posts; cockerel. :o(

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