Ancona sexing reassurance

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 2BD4C10C, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. 2BD4C10C

    2BD4C10C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Up until today I had no doubt that my Ancona chicks where pullets. Now at 8 weeks old I am getting a bit worried because I am seeing pink in the combs and the comb size. Can anyone reassure me that they are indeed pullets and not all cockerels? Never raised this breed before so no frame of reference to go by.

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  2. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nope still look like pullets to me
     
  3. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am pretty sure she is a pullet. Ancona hens have large combs like leghorns do so I think that may be why and she doesn't look to be that far from I guess Chicken puberty so that is another reason. Can I see a picture of her tail to see if it's a hen tail or roo
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullets.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullets
     
  6. 2BD4C10C

    2BD4C10C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the only picture I have showing the tail but it is a high straight tail much like a White Leghorn. No indication of Saddle feathers or Curled tail feathers.
     

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