10+ week old frizzle, help sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mom-to-5, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. mom-to-5

    mom-to-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a bantam frizzle I purchased from a feed store 8/01, so I know he/she is at least 10 weeks old (probably close to 11 weeks). I need help determining if I have a pullet or a cockerel.
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Yours actually looks like a frazzle, and I would say rooster because it's developing wattles already.
     
  3. dolly85

    dolly85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *Her* comb is still nicely pink and small. I have a 9 week old pullet who looks very similar! The boys by 6 weeks were very obvious with bright red combs double this size.
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  4. mom-to-5

    mom-to-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Dolly, I am hoping it is a she! Old Hen, sorry for my ignorance, but what makes you think it's a frazzle? He/she isn't loosing feathers that I am aware of and this is our friendliest chicken that we hold daily. Is it just the curling pattern?
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    the feathers appear to be over curled, there seems to be curly Q's on the ends.

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    This is my frizzle when she was a kid.

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    The red and white one on the right was a frazzle. I have changed my mind about yours being a rooster, yours is a hen.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think it is a beautiful little frizzle would like it to be a pullet but, not certain it is yet
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Put me down for a vote for pullet.

    This little gal was 11 weeks old when this one was taken:

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  8. mom-to-5

    mom-to-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Old hen, thank you for the pictures, and Tiela too! It does appear that the feathers on mine are much more curly...hopefully it doesn't cause her (being hopeful) any problems and she continues to not loose any feathers.
     
  9. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    mine didn't lose too many until the following summer, he was nearly naked, he hid in the pine trees, skin got red and he earned the name of that creepy thing, he did molt in the fall and his feathers grew back, but he died the following winter, not sure why.
     
  10. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    A little better picture of my frazzle rooster.
     
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