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Gender input

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chick-N-Fun, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Feather & Fur Whisperer Premium Member

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    Hey fellow peeps! This 9 week old Polish X Ameraucana needs a gender. Bean’s size, and feathering indicate cockerel, but his/her comb and lack of waddles indicate pullet. Would love to hear your thoughts.....

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  2. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner wicked chickens lay deviled eggs Premium Member

    Cockerel is my guess
     
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  3. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Feather & Fur Whisperer Premium Member

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  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

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    Not sure either.
     
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  5. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Feather & Fur Whisperer Premium Member

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    See what I mean? :barnie:th
     
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  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

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    Some breeds are more difficult to tell. I have a hard time with Silkies too.
     
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  7. MillersFarm

    MillersFarm Easily distracted by Chickens Premium Member

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    I have a polish/Jersey giant mix that had a bright comb at 7 weeks old, For the longest time I thought he was a cockerel but a few months later he turned out to be a she and laid me some lovely medium sized cream colored eggs for us to eat~ So i'd say she a pullet.. not 100% sure though.
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  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member 5 Years

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    9 weeks is a bit young for cockerel feathering.
    Quite a bit of red in that comb tho...which leans me towards male.
    Guess you'll have to wait and see.
     
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  9. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'd guess male too.
     
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  10. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner wicked chickens lay deviled eggs Premium Member

    I'm looking at that curve its tail has going on.
     

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