Cockerel or Pullet??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JMcocks, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. JMcocks

    JMcocks Hatching

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    I bought 6 chicks from a local feed store that said they were all females 2 barred rocks and three black austrolorps and I'm pretty sure one is a cockerel. Any thoughts?
     
  2. JMcocks

    JMcocks Hatching

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    It's developing wattles and its comb is redder then all the other birds. I'm having trouble posting the picture.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    If it is the same age as the others and has larger, redder comb and wattles, it is very likely a rooster. A photo would help confirm this.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    X 2 - just going by what you have said the indication would be cockerel, but hopefully you can get things sorted out on posting photos soon so we can see the bird(s)
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X3 on posting a photo. Trying to identify the gender or breed of a chicken without a photo is like shooting in the dark. If you want an accurate assessment, just post a pic and we'll be happy to take a look at it for you. :eek:)
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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  8. JMcocks

    JMcocks Hatching

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    heres a picture
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    What age is the chick pictured?
     
  10. JMcocks

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    6-7 weeks it's also larger then the rest of the birds
     
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