Eek. I just noticed a big ole walnut...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Amy Carter, Dec 11, 2017.

  1. Amy Carter

    Amy Carter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is Muppet. She has a head like a dandelion so I was feeling secure in her womanhood. Today i noticed this big fat comb that had gone unnoticed because it blended with her (his?) beak. I know it's been asked many tines before but...here it goes...is my Muppy a girl or a dude?
    Thanks, chicken friends...
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Spring Dreaming Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  3. sue25

    sue25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Altfrizzle

    Altfrizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girly girl!
     
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  5. Amy Carter

    Amy Carter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like where this is going...
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Would you please post a photo of bird facing forward with crest pulled or held back, to display full extent of comb? Hard to tell when surrounded by feathers.


    How old??
     
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  7. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a pullet but...
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  8. Amy Carter

    Amy Carter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did brush it back trying to get a better view but I can do better. That's the other hard part...I have no idea because I adopted her from a woman who had so many poorly cared for birds she didnt know ages etc. And Muppet was ragged and matted and small so she's grown a little since then but that may only have been because she was undernouraished. She and her sister are soooo small and staying that way. She has black wattles hidden in there. So both age and sew are a mystery. She honks (it's not a crow or a buck buck) and makes wooky noises. I'll try for a pic later...
     
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  9. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet.
     
  10. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    She looks girly to me but with some silkies you have to wait until they crow or lay an egg!
     

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