Cockerel BA?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GimmeCake, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. GimmeCake

    GimmeCake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this a cockerel BA? It's one month old.

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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    He/she is still a bit young I would say pullet for now though the comb is looking a bit pink. Do you have any other chicks at the same age to compare to your BA in question?
     
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  3. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    The comb and wattles are small and not pink. Actually I do not see wattles which is a good sign for a 4 week old BA.

    The legs look big but that does not mean much. You will know more at 6 to 10 weeks old. If the comb and wattles stay yellow and do not grow much then this is a pullet.
     
  4. GimmeCake

    GimmeCake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The other ones are have more developed feathers and smaller legs. Does that mean something?
     
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    Not necessarily.

    Were they sold to you as pullets? They are 90% correct with sexing them.
     
  6. GimmeCake

    GimmeCake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I bought them, they were sold with a cockerel. So I'm sure there is one in there somewhere, I'm just wondering if that is it. There is another one that so far has a large comb, although may or may not be a cockerel, and I was hoping that they didn't send me two cockerels.
     
  7. ronott1

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    So far so good!

    The comb and wattles are the best way to tell. If one has bigger, pinker and wattles at this age then that is what other cockerels will look like.
     
  8. GimmeCake

    GimmeCake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, do you think this is the cockerel?
     
  9. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    Not so far. I will say pullet for now.

    Post weekly pictures--It will be fun to see how the chick develops.
     
  10. GimmeCake

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    I just got another image of him/her (the comb looks a bit larger at this angle [​IMG]).

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