5 Week Old Chick - Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rainwolfeh, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. rainwolfeh

    rainwolfeh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm hoping this kiddo here is a pullet since we picked her out especially for those chocolate eggs...her comb is looking bigger and redder than my turken chicks and my orpington but I'm hoping she is still a she!
    She's exactly 5 weeks old today and a Cuckoo Marans. Thank you in advance!

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Cockerel.
     
  3. rainwolfeh

    rainwolfeh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw man, I hope not, we bought her as a pullet. x n x Thank you, I'll see what everyone else says and hope for the best.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  6. rebrascora

    rebrascora Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with the others but if it's any consolation you are unlikely to get a decent dark (chocolate) egg from a hatchery cuckoo Marans pullet anyway. You really need a Black Copper Marans to get a half decent dark egg from a hatchery. If this had been a pullet, I think you would still have been disappointed if you were set on chocolate coloured eggs.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, almost 100% sure it's a cockerel
     
  9. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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