California Blue

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jctid, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. jctid

    jctid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a California Blue from Dunlap Hatchery. (½ barred rock, ½ white leghorn) It is exactly 16 weeks old. Do these saddle feathers absolutely, 100% mean it is a cockerel? it is the only one I have, so no others to compare it to. [​IMG]
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sorry, but yes. Hens don't have saddle feathers. A few breeds/strains are "hen feathered", where the male does not have saddle feathers, but the reverse is never true.
     
  3. jctid

    jctid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its ok…its not his fault. Poor little guy. So far he has been very friendly, non- aggressive and quiet. If he stays that way I can keep him. If not…..well, you know.
     
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