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Pullet or cockerel?

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This little one hatched Christmas Day with another chick we are pretty sure is a cockerel. We were initially thinking it was a pullet, as one of our hens has a large floppy comb, but now we aren't so sure. Definitely has not crowed.

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Danielle, RN from Bailieboro, Ontario. Mama to Bentley, 3 year old hound mix and Callie, Bellatrix and Summer the cats. Let's not forget 3 Narrangansett turkeys, 12 heritage breed mix chickens, 4 lavender Orpingtons, 3 Ameraucanas (2 blue, 1 black), 13 Golden Comets and 2 buff Cochin and Black Copper Maran roos.
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Danielle, RN from Bailieboro, Ontario. Mama to Bentley, 3 year old hound mix and Callie, Bellatrix and Summer the cats. Let's not forget 3 Narrangansett turkeys, 12 heritage breed mix chickens, 4 lavender Orpingtons, 3 Ameraucanas (2 blue, 1 black), 13 Golden Comets and 2 buff Cochin and Black Copper Maran roos.
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This little one hatched Christmas Day with another chick we are pretty sure is a cockerel. We were initially thinking it was a pullet, as one of our hens has a large floppy comb, but now we aren't so sure. Definitely has not crowed.

Thanks!
I think pullet since there are no saddle feathers visible in that picture.
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When I don't fit in and I don’t feel like I belong anywhere
When I don’t measure up to much in this life
Oh, I’m a treasure in the arms of Christ (forgiven ~ Sanctus real))
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1081999/chickenlover200s-new-chat-thread/10#post_16651351
Please join my chat thread. AND check out the Weekly Peep it's back! Thanks!
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It's a cockerel. The red patches on the wings are a giveaway.
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