GLW, pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MommyMagpie, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or is it too early to tell? We purchased this bird as a singleton, its sister had already been sold as a sure pullet. The breeder was not sure whether this one is a boy or a girl. It is less than 8 weeks old but I forgot to ask its hatch date. It is not fully feathered yet, lots of quills under the wings and at the rump.

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    I can upload and post another pic of just its face if that might help.
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    at 8 weeks old and the red comb and wattles-wow Id say roo for sure!
     
  3. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, that will certainly disappoint DS10 if you are correct. He insists on referring to it as a she.....its name is Pot Pie.

    I think I will remain here in denial until it is fully feathered (but I do agree those wattles do look mighty red in the photo).
     
  4. annageckos

    annageckos Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree.
     
  6. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That's definitely a cockerel.
     
  7. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, since it seems to be unanimous I will begin trying to rehome him. He has such a sweet face, it's a pity, but we are in the city and the law says NO to chickens that crow.

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  8. MassivelyScrambled

    MassivelyScrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, at 8-9 weeks looking like that it's a roo.... we have a GLW pullet and two SLW pullets that are 9-10 weeks and our GLW doesn't have any red in the comb or waddles neither do the two SLWs...sorry but you've got a boy there.
     
  9. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:100% roo
     

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