Cockeral or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kychickenz, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. kychickenz

    kychickenz New Egg

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    I've got a four month old Lavender Orp that we bought from a farm as a straight run and I'm starting to question it's gender. So far it stands taller and is broader than any of our other girls including our two EE's-problem is "it" hasn't started trying to crow nor have I noticed it trying to mount any of our other chickens that have started laying although it is considerably more aggressive than the others, what do you guys think?
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut

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    I was able to tell my orpington was a cockeral at 1 month - I would think you'd be able to tell by now. 'Plus, her comb/wattle is to small for a cockeral. They'd be way bigger by this time. So my vote is pullet.
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    I am not the best with orps, but at that age I would cofidently say that is a pullet
     

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