Cockerel or Pullet

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by angelikimarie, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. angelikimarie

    angelikimarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm wondering if I have a sexlink cockerel or pullet, all three are about 4 months, the tail is different from the two others [​IMG]
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Pullet. Black sexlink males are barred like their mothers.
     
  3. angelikimarie

    angelikimarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ahh ok, thank you! Was curious because of the curled tail different from my two pullets
     
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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It looks like that tail feather is about ready to molt out. They go through several 'mini molts' in their first 6 months, and those juvenile molts can make tails look a bit odd.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Pullet
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet.

    the joy of sexlinks is the sex is linked to the color. In black sex links, the females are colored on some variation of your pullet. the males are colored like this...

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