Can you tell me if Kirby is a he or a she?

duckmama84

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Apr 17, 2016
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As the title suggests. Pretty please and thank you! We're still fairly new to chickens (2nd year with them) and this is my first turken (straight run). He/she is about 13wks old, if that helps any.

I'm thinking cockerel based on personality and its comb, but just want to make sure.

Thank you!

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Has it always had a big comb are has it just developed recently? It looks like a pullet to me... but more pics may help determine that
 

duckmama84

Chirping
Apr 17, 2016
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
I'm really on the fence! The early comb development is a trait of cockerels though... You've checked for pointed saddle feathers?

Ahh, you know I didn't. I remember reading about that a while back and totally didn't apply it here.

They appear rounded to me, how early do the rounded/pointy saddle feathers? We had a beautiful Cemani roo but sadly he's gone and I don't remember.

There is still so much I need to learn!

Thanks to everyone for the help! This is fun! I'll have to post a photo of our Lavender Orpington!
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duckmama84

Chirping
Apr 17, 2016
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Its been a few months.. I'm thinking Kirby is a "he" but we havent heard crowing yet, which is fine by me as we have two loud mouth Lavender Orpingtons, and our Cemani roo just realized he can crow now too 🤦🏼‍♀
 

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Kabootar

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Okay so I just saw this thread and even in the first pic his comb looks well developed and red, I instictly said "that's a roo", but then again I have never had Naked Necks.
 

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