Darn confusing chicken!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PotterWatch, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I have posted pics of this bird a couple times before and I have been pretty sure of it being a pullet for a while now, however, the last couple days she has been looking more like a cockeral to me. It is now 14wks old and hasn't crowed even a little. Here's hoping it's a girl!

    This is Ginny at about 8wks:
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    Today at 14wks:
    Playing King (Queen?) of the rock
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    Saying hi to the chicken-eating dog:
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  2. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm by no means an expert, but I think it's a girl. Her comb and wattles are mighty petite.
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Well that would make me happy. Her comb and wattles are just so much bigger than my other BR who is a week older that it makes me worry. Here is my other BR girl Hermione who is 15wks:

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  4. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    She's definately a pullet.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Looks like a pullet. She is just different than your other one, but by 14 weeks, you'd be seeing shiny hackles and stringy saddle feathers on a boy.
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Hurray! Thanks for easing my mind!
     

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