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Couco Marian, pullets or roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by homestead 101, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She/he is 6 weeks old and I am thinking she is a puller. She is just getting real big.

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  2. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 weeks is early, but looks like a pullet to me. Marans are pretty big birds and chicks grow at alarming rates, I'd give it a few weeks before you panic (assuming you don't want it to be a cockerel)..
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    5-6 weeks is the perfect time to ID gender by color/size of comb/wattles on most breeds.

    I agree with donrae, it's a pullet.
     
  5. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's great, it just growing really fasr
     
  6. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. By 'early,' I mean too early to consider getting rid of the bird if you aren't 100% solid on gender being that it's still some time before potential crowing and the like (in the event that a gender confused bird settles on being male).
     
  7. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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