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Brown leghorn hen or rooster?

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5 weeks ago, I bought 6 leghorn chicks that were supposed to all be pullets. I'm growing increasingly suspicious that I ended up with three roosters and three hens. The three in question are slightly larger, their feathers are darker, combs are much bigger and starting to turn pink/red, wattles are visible. They also seem to have cockiest attitudes, sort of strutting when they walk. Any opinions? [IMG]
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You have some cockerels there. Male and female brown Leghorns have completely different color patterns, so they can be sexed relatively early.

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That's what I was afraid of. Thanks so much!
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