Breeds and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jamie Marino, Jun 7, 2017.

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  1. Jamie Marino

    Jamie Marino New Egg

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    I'm thinking White Leghorn and Cuckoo Maran, but I'm not positive. Praying for hens. Please tell me there's hope! They are eight weeks old- born April 11th.
     

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  2. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Your barred is a male. The other looks like a pullet.
     
  3. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white leghorn is a pullet. The cuckoo maran is a boy. Too much red wattle and comb for an 8-week old pullet. I hope I'm wrong on that one tho.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Nope, not a Leghorn (yours has goldish feathers around its neck) and no white earlobes, I think it is some sort of sex-link hybrid pullet. The other looks like a Black sex-link cockerel. Where did you get them?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The barred one doesn't have yellow legs like a BR. Wonder if the other is an amber white, I think they call them.
     
  6. Jamie Marino

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    The fertilized eggs came from a family farm and my third graders incubated them. :)
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Chances are then they are mixed, the pullet has a gorgeous color :)!
     
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