Dom experts please advise--(pictures 4 weeks)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kellykate, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. kellykate

    kellykate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I know that Dominique cockerels are lighter feathered than the pullets. My 'Lola' (4 weeks) is very light gray colored but... doesn't have any significant white barring that I think of with cockerels. She still has the spot on her head and some black on her shanks although both have spread out as she has grown. As a day-old her shanks had black although it was somewhat broken up. Is she a pullet or a cockerel? Is it too early to tell? Thanks for your help!
    I am in love with this breed BTW!! She is the sweetest chick!

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  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    What we mean by lighter colored, is that there are more white bars than on the female. Not the overall coloration of the blackness. So, going by that, your bird is a female.

    This photo is a good example. Notice the lighter colored male and the darker colored females in the background:
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  3. Blueggchick

    Blueggchick ♥Dar's Blue Bayou Chicks♥

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    Looks like my pullets. [​IMG]
     
  4. kellykate

    kellykate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Perfect explanation -- thanks! [​IMG]
     

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