EE pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by meggyrup, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. meggyrup

    meggyrup New Egg

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    Based on behavior I think this is a rooster, but these are my first chickens so I'd like any advice, thanks!
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    How old is this bird?
     
  3. meggyrup

    meggyrup New Egg

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    It is 8 weeks old.
     
  4. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a pullet
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards pullet, as the comb isn't red and it doesn't appear to be a three-row pea comb.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You cannot tell sex by behavior at that age. Pullets act just like the males, including sparring with the males and each other. As far as I can tell, it seems pullet-y.
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2014
  7. Howlet

    Howlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nothing to worry about. shes definatly a pullet. if its the tail thats pulling your leg my two have tails just like that and my hen has curved tail feathers like a roo
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  9. meggyrup

    meggyrup New Egg

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    Thank you all for your input. I'm very happy, now I can't wait to see what color egg she lays!
     

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