13 Week Mottled Java sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bamoram, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. bamoram

    bamoram In the Brooder

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    I think this one is a dude, but the comb is so pale compared to other roosters of different breeds in my flock. Comb starting coming in around 8-9 weeks. IMG_20190912_080534.jpg IMG_20190912_080432.jpg IMG_20190912_080421.jpg IMG_20190912_080457.jpg
     
  2. AviansLove

    AviansLove Chirping

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    How old is "he" now?
     
  3. bamoram

    bamoram In the Brooder

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    In these pics he is about 12-13 weeks
     
  4. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Crowing

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
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  5. AviansLove

    AviansLove Chirping

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    Might be cockerel, might not. My leghorn mixes are same age an have HUGE pale combs (there pullets). Any rooster behavior? I am going to go with cockerel but i'm no sure.
     
  6. bamoram

    bamoram In the Brooder

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    He seems to be squaring up with the other roosters a bit. Other than that, I don't know.
     
  7. ColtHandorf

    ColtHandorf Crowing

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    Java hens do have fairly large combs, but its been fifteen years since I've raised any so I can't remember how quickly the pullets developed theirs. If you don't have any pullets (Mottled Java) to compare the bird to, I would hazard a guess that it is probably a young cockerel.
     
  8. tuesdaylove

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    I'm pretty sure he's a cockerel.
     

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