Cockerel or Pullet

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by modestmaiden62, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. modestmaiden62

    modestmaiden62 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are more pictures



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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Would vote both those birds have male saddle feathers.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    I realize you've posted a lot of pics, and that 'larger bird' could be a roo, but could you post close-up head shots??
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think both birds look male. Knowing age and seeing combs would also help.
     
  5. modestmaiden62

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    The older one is 4 months old and the other is 31/2 months old. It's rainy out today but I'll try.
     
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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, those are both roosters.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both males.
     
  9. Michael OShay

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    I agree. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  10. modestmaiden62

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    Yesterday I noticed the older one tried to jump on one of the white pullets I have. Boy did she scurry away. Is this the starting of other male behavior as well? I think it is. We thought we heard one crow yesterday but I tried to listen for it to crow but it was too cold to stay out there very long.You guessed it I didn't hear any crowing today.
     

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