Cockerl or Pullet???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenMama6RIR, Feb 11, 2017.

  1. ChickenMama6RIR

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    I use to be sure my BO was a female, but the older she has gotten I have started to reconsider. The lady that I bought her from said she was. I just want to make sure lol! I am really hoping she's a pullet and would anybody have any idea how old she might be??? Her name is Peaches[​IMG]
     
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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Sorry, cockerel and not BO. My estimate would be about eight weeks old. How long have you had him?
     
  3. ChickenMama6RIR

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    I have had him for about 3 weeks. What breed is he if he is not a buff orpington???
     
  4. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Looks to be a mix, possibly some BO in there. Does he have feathered legs?
     
  5. ChickenMama6RIR

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    There's a pic of his leg
     
  6. ChickenMama6RIR

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    Also any idea on gender of this bird?
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Ok, no feathers.

    Probably male, not 100%. Post pictures of this one in a few more weeks when gender will be more obvious.
     
  8. ChickenMama6RIR

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    Ok:) So is no feathers a good thing or a bad thing?
     
  9. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Doesn't matter. I was thinking that he could have some Cochin in him, but they have feathered legs and that is dominant (so would show). But no feathers, so no Cochin. [​IMG]
     
  10. ChickenMama6RIR

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    Oh ok awesome! I'm a little on the upset side, for the fact that the lady charged me extra for guarantee that Peaches would be a pullet. Well I guess I'll have to change his name:( Same for the second chicken Daisy...
     
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