Dominique Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Newmans Farm, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. Newmans Farm

    Newmans Farm New Egg

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    Hello all, I am posting 4 photos of my 3 week old Dominique chick. We ordered a pullet, but are not sure if she is a pullet or cockerel. I am posting 2 photos of the white spot on her head, a photo of her beak and shanks & a photo of her overall. Is there anyway to determine at this point which she is or at least, which she is leaning toward? Thanks for your help!![​IMG]

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet to me. Small, tight head spot, dark wash on the legs.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm leaning toward pullet as well. But it's very young to be sexing it from a photograph. I would post it again in about a month.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking pullet as well. However, we'll be more sure in a couple more weeks when she has more feathers.
     
  5. Newmans Farm

    Newmans Farm New Egg

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    Thank you very much for your thoughts and comments.

    We have been a bit concerned because we like this chick soo much. First, she started off as the biggest chick but our buff orpington now seems to be a little larger. She had fairly large yellow-ish feet and the dot on the head was not as tight as we thought it should be. When the other chicks run away from us, this one walks towards us. We really hope that she is a she. Since day one, she has acted differently than the others girls but in a very good way.

    Thanks again
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm also leaning towards pullet. Like the others said, though, it is too young to tell its gender for sure.
     

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