Boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by samusss, May 1, 2016.

  1. samusss

    samusss Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my cuckoo marans at the end of February, I think that makes him/her 10 weeks old. I'm not sure what gender he/she is.[​IMG]

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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I say pullet...
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I'm 85 % certain that he is a cockerel. - I think that I can see (with my old eyes) pointy hackle and saddle feathers.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'll raise Sourland 15% and I think cockerel too.
     
  5. Tina Warne

    Tina Warne New Egg

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    I'm new to chicken farming, would someone please tell me what hackle and saddle feathers are??? Thank you
     
  6. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hackle are the neck feathers. Depending on their shape, some usually mean cockerecockerel. Saddle feathers on a rooster point downward just behind the tail feathers. :)
     

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