Gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TherryChicken, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet?
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    Cockerel?
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    Doesn't the Cockerel have the 2 layers of feathers?
     
  2. dracoe19

    dracoe19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These guys are still to young to sex. What to look for when sexing them is the color of the comb (dull red/ orange vs bright red with large wattles) and how quickly they feather out. Cockerels feather out more slowly compared to hens. Cockerels back feathers, tail and breast feathers come in the slowest. Maybe show a face shot and we maybe able to take a guess at the sex.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    they are to old to try to feather sex and to young to sex in general. feather sexing takes place right after they are dry from hatching. re-post when they get to 6 weeks or older
     
  4. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't have these guys anymore.
     
  5. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    ... what happened?
     
  6. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I sold them :).. A good family friend has them now
     

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