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Do I have a cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by waddles99, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, one of my wyandotte "pullets" is starting to look more like a cockerel. He/she is bigger than the other one, and has a much bigger and redder comb. I fear that it might be a cockerel and I will have to get rid of it. He/she is 7.5 weeks old.
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    Thanks for the suggestions.
     
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    How old? It looks like it is around 4-6 weeks, if so its a cockerel.
     
  3. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    7.5 weeks
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Cockerel, they shouldn't be getting red combs til 10 weeks at least.
     
  5. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks. This is disappointing, since I can't have roosters and this was my nicest BLRW.
     

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