Gender ..is October a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ericaruth19, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. ericaruth19

    ericaruth19 Out Of The Brooder

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    October the EE here with big black puffy cheeks
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    October's tail. 7 weeks old tomorrow.
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    October looks like a boy, likely will start crowing very soon.
     
  3. ericaruth19

    ericaruth19 Out Of The Brooder

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    booo i thought boy too but others yesterday said pullet and I thought maybe it was a crappy picture.
     
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  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Same opinion with this photo…it's a boy.
     
  6. ericaruth19

    ericaruth19 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks.
     
  7. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any good photos of the comb? I'm not seeing any obvious rooster signs yet and the coloring is very pullety. What makes you say rooster, sunflour?
     
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  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a pullet. The comb isn't a three row pea comb (which could indicate a male), nor is it red. The coloring is that of a pullet. I'm not seeing any pointy hackles or saddle feathers, or any sickle feathers in the tail. I also see no red feathers on the wing or patchy coloration, which could indicate a male.

    I"m quite confident that "October" is a pullet.
     
  10. ericaruth19

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    thank you, that is good news.. there is sill hope for October. The reason I thought cockerel is from saddle feathers pointed down and such a large tail in comparison to my other EE. and the way she always keeps it upright, also how they curve? anyway thank you.
     

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