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Boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CTKen, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I have one chicken that I'd like your opinions on regarding gender. I'm unsure of its age (I collected what were supposed to be one month old chicks, but this looks 3+ months to me). It only has one tail feather - kinda "Charlie Brown-esque" but thats probably because of pecking etc whilst at the breeders (not the best place, i can tell you, but choice is very limited here in Kenya). I should say that its a mix breed also.

    I returned 5 out of the 10 chickens i got as they were cockerels, but this one has me flummoxed (not difficult, i know). I have another male that is smaller but has definitive saddle feathers and this adds to my confusion.

    Here goes!

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    Many thanks advance for any responses.

    Cheers
    CT
     
  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    The one tail feather is funny! I had one of my SLW do that to me and make me think she was a cockerel for a few days! Those feathers look pretty rounded though. I'm going with "she". And she does look closer to 3 months and definitely not 1 month. Bonus for you!
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    I know - it does look rather comical doesn't it? I'll take "she" for the first round! [​IMG]

    Thanks a lot for taking the time to post - much appreciated!
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I think pullet as well.
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Many thanks Keesmom - thats round two to the girls! [​IMG]

    CT
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a pullet to me as well. :eek:)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullet [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Pullet
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I'm also thinking pullet, and 3-4 months is a good age guess.
     
  10. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    The girls have every round! [​IMG] Michael, DD, BFL and donrae - thanks to you all for taking the time to post - especially with such good news [​IMG] I'm very grateful to you all.

    Chris
     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2016

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