Delaware 8-9 weeks. Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wilebaum, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 10 sexed chicks this Spring. Just one Delaware, so nothing to compare it too.
    Has acted like a little rooster since 1 week, but sometimes seems to have the shape of a hen.

    Pullet vs Cockerel?


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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Depending on how old it is, I was kind of leaning toward cockerel. [​IMG] Beautiful bird!

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  3. Chicken Girl1

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    I'm stuck in between saying cockerel and pullet, could you get a better picture of the tail?
     
  4. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I be persuaded to take more chicken pictures? That's never a problem.

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  5. lclark

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    I'm thinking cockerel at this time. Gorgeous!
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

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    After seeing the tail feathers I think you may have a cockerel.
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cockerel, going to be a nice one to
     
  8. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm still hopeful about this delaware, now 14 weeks. No clear saddle feathers. No big curvy tail. Alot of comb/waddle.
    I've included a pic of a EE cockerel of the same age(scissorbeak). Clear saddle feathers, big curvy tail.

    Any chance delaware is a pullet? I'm really hoping not to have to choose between these two roosters....lol.




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  9. Chicken Girl1

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    Cockerel for sure
     
  10. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster laid an egg.

    Well, instead of another poor rooster with a girls name. Meet, Buddy the Hen. She started laying big brown eggs this week. Very big comb and a very heavy bird.

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