Cockerel or pullet? 15-week old EE

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by noratuna, Aug 25, 2013.

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  1. noratuna

    noratuna Hatching

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    Is this a cockerel or a pullet (pics below)? It's 15 weeks old and I believe it's an Easter Egger. Thank you for your help -- much appreciated!!

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  2. naightengale

    naightengale Chirping

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  3. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Songster

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    That's a boy, without a doubt. Generally when they have that red color on their shoulders, that's an indication of a male.
     
  4. K Spot

    K Spot Songster

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    Roo
     
  5. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Songster

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    Technically, it's a cockerel.[​IMG]
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    That is all boy!
     
  7. noratuna

    noratuna Hatching

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    Darn! Any suggestions for re-homing him? I'm thinking I can ship him (via express mail in a poultry shipping box) to anyone who's willing to adopt him. He's been hand-raised on organic fermented feed and is very gentle.
     
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  8. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Songster

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    I would try Craigslist. I usually have a lot of luck rehoming birds there. A lot of times cockerels do become someone's dinner though regardless.
     
  9. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Crowing

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    cockerel, and yes try craigslist
     
  10. noratuna

    noratuna Hatching

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    Thank you!! I took him to a local feed store who took him in (they have regular customers who adopt roosters), and he is now living on a 40-acre ranch with other chickens.
     

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