Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 19marvinn, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. 19marvinn

    19marvinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my 8 week old buff. Does it look like a pullet or cockerel to you. I'm kind of hoping it is a boy. lol [​IMG]
     
  2. thunderbird

    thunderbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The curvy tail feathers looks very roosterlike
     
  3. 19marvinn

    19marvinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm hoping that's the case. I'm going to get more pictures when I get home.
    Hopefully we can get more opinions.
     
  4. thunderbird

    thunderbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds good. I've had orpington roosters before generally they're pretty friendly(except for this one that would viciously attack anyone who wasn't me)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    undecided please post new photos in a few weeks.
     
  6. 19marvinn

    19marvinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here it is at 12 weeks.
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  7. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    I keep BO's and I say pullet.
     
  8. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    Pullet -- the curve of the tail feather at 8 weeks is not indicative of gender as many young pullets will have tails that look similar at that stage and this is often confused with the sickle feathering that will develop at "puberty" (later than 8 weeks) in male birds.
     
  9. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet
     
  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet
     

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