Any idea of gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Leisl, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. Leisl

    Leisl In the Brooder

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    Hi - any idea of the gender of this 2-3 month old - thinking possibly a silkie/Potch Kokoek cross?
     
  2. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    Male. Females don't get a red comb until close to laying - at least 4 months old.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  4. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    On your other thread, the hen was much older than three months. So this one probably is too. I think it's a point of lay pullet.
     
  5. Leisl

    Leisl In the Brooder

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    Tx so much.. Just going on what we've been told .. We've only had them for two weeks.
     
  6. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    Can you get a clearer picture of this one? If they are over four months, then I'll be fully on board the white is a pullet. This I can't see the tail clear enough.
     
  7. Leisl

    Leisl In the Brooder

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    They are still a bit skittish to quite difficult to get a shot! Hope this one is a bit better!
     
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  8. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    Yeah, the body looks feminine. So I'm guessing they're older than you were told. Maybe they'll lay an egg soon and you'll know for sure.
     
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  9. Leisl

    Leisl In the Brooder

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    So you're thinking 4 months + ?
     
  10. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    Yes. How big are they? Compared to the size of grown hens?
     

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