Black Jersey Giant Help Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ToledoPIXIE, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. ToledoPIXIE

    ToledoPIXIE New Egg

    May 17, 2013
    I have three lovely birds all 9 weeks old. however there is one were im not sure if its a rooster or a hen... I'd love to here what you think.

    This is the bird in question. This bird is the "leader" first to come out and check things out.

    there is one bird with a small comb with barley any colo (the most timid bird i have ever had)... The second bird looks like this one but doesn't strut around and is more cautious. but will usually follow this one around once she feels safe.

    Any help or signs to figure out which ones are males or females would be great.
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    i'm gonna say pullet because of the tiny comb and the way she is standing
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  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 14, 2015
    Ontario, Canada
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    I'm strongly leaning toward pullet, but Giants can fool you. They're a slower maturing breed, and there is a bit of red comb there. I think you'll just have to wait and see for another month or so.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I also think pullet but, do keep donrae's advice in mind

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