Chicks born June 9th ~ Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Zivas Homestead, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Zivas Homestead

    Zivas Homestead Out Of The Brooder

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    pullet or cockerel please?

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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    They are all pullets.

    You can expect eggs soonish. Last one will be the first to lay.

    They are 18 weeks old - which is easier than stating their birth for anyone else who checks this thread out.


    At 18 weeks you'd know for certain if you had a boy based on feathering

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  3. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Can't add anything to what aoxa said, just wanted to add an enthusiastic x2!
     
  4. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty birds...I'd agree..all ladies
     
  5. Zivas Homestead

    Zivas Homestead Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so very much!! I was hoping they were all hens but being new to chickens I wasnt sure. I have one last one my son wants me to post. We think it is also a pullet but would like your advice.
     
  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Go for it!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Thank you aoxa for converting the age to weeks--I was sitting here literally counting on my fingers---June, July......[​IMG]

    All females, eggs not far from that pretty grey girl.
     
  8. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I'm doing it constantly. Thankfully I have a handy calendar that helps. ;)
     
  9. Zivas Homestead

    Zivas Homestead Out Of The Brooder

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    Can I ask how you know the grey girl will be the 1st to lay? I find that very cool that you know this. =)
     
  10. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Her comb. The combs and wattles turn red and grow larger a few weeks prior to laying. :)
     
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