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Cockerel or pullet? Help! haha

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Goosechuck, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. Goosechuck

    Goosechuck In the Brooder

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    I cant figure out if this little Icey is a cockerel or a pullet. Help! haha! He/she is Obi Won Henobi's half sibling, they are almost six weeks old. I feel like cockerel. I also feel like three out of the four are cockerels.

    :hmm :rolleyes: :p
     

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  2. Evelyn Walker

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    How old?
     
  3. Keeperofmunchkins

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    Looking suspiciously male to me...
     
  4. RyderTheChicken

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    I think it is cockerel but need to know age for sure
     
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  5. Goosechuck

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    Almost 6 weeks
     
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  6. Evelyn Walker

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    I'll admit, I don't know much about the Icelandic breed, but it's looking like a pullet to me. You could post update pictures in a few weeks, though, just to be sure.
     
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  7. Goosechuck

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    I think the other two I have are cockerels for sure. I really want this one to be pullet, but I jump back and forth on it. She/he may feather out to speckled or mille fleur or whatever that cool colour is called and she/he has almost olive legs. I am hoping she is a she, and not a he! The other two are more "manly" looking with bigger combs and wider beaks, they are already starting to have " I am too cool for school" moments already as well. :cool: haha I will post more pics in a couple/few weeks. :)
     
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  8. featheredplanets

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    Cockerel. Even in the red light you can see how big his comb is, even Leghorn pullets don’t get huge combs until they’re laying.
     
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  9. Goosechuck

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    I think this one is confusing me, because his/her comb is much smaller than the other two cockerels, yet it is bigger than Obi Won Henobi's (I will attach her pics) I have felt since they hatched, that I had three cockerels and one pullet. But, just secretly hoped this one may be a pullet haha. Thank you for your insight :)
     

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  10. cscigu

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    Don't know why, but when I look at that, I immediately say cockrel. Just something about it.
     
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