2 1/2 week old FBCMs

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by musinglew, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. musinglew

    musinglew Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two chicks from an ebay hatch. One I think is a cockerel and the other a pullet but I am very inexperienced with this. Any opinions?

    I think this guy is a cockerel due to him feathering slower than the other and the size and color of his comb?:

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    Thinking this is a pullet because of dark comb, faster feathering, and more pronounced tail:

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    Here they are together for comparison:

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    Whatchyall' think?

    Laterz,
    Lew
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Very likely a cockerel and a pullet.
     
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    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You almost certainly have a cockerel. But, it's too early to tell whether the other chick is a pullet, or just a slower developing male.
     
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  6. musinglew

    musinglew Out Of The Brooder

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    I just noticed that the one I think is the cockerel is starting to get the copper colored feathers across its shoulders (its saddle?) Anyways, here's his (or at least I think its "HIS") first splotches of color:

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    Laterz,
    Lew
     

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