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Golden Comet sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BarredCometLaced, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Songster

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    So, Golden comets are sex link chickens and we asked for a female. The males end up being white and the females tanish/brown. Our pullet's wings are white, but she seems to be growing brown feathers around her neck. Will the wings also change? She's 1/2 feathered right now, so do i have to wait for her to completely be feathered? Also, her comb seems quite large...4

    Would a picture help?
     

  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    Pictures always help... [​IMG]
     
  3. JodyJo

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    Here is my pullet...does yours look like this?
     
  4. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Songster

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    Mines a lot younger... shes only 2 weeks old. But i am going to take a picture right now.
     
  5. BarredCometLaced

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    Here are some pictures to help with sexing her.
     
  6. hokankai

    hokankai Songster

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    That's exactly what mine looked like and mine's def a girl. She'll start sprouting red feathers now [​IMG].
     
  7. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    Awwww [​IMG] That brings me way back! You have yourself a little adorable girl.

    Comets have white primaries, and since those are the first things that grow in, it confuses a lot of people. You'll get the red feathers later as they grow their body feathers.

    You'll love your little girl, she'll lay like crazy at about 17 weeks!
     

  8. gale65

    gale65 Songster

    Our two looked just like that and now they have lots of red w/ some white streaking. I asked almost the same exact question when they were about your chicks' size.

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    a couple of weeks ago (don't have more recent ones uploaded)
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  9. BarredCometLaced

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    UPDATES!

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    Shes growing up so fast [​IMG]
     
  10. bella1210

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    it is a girl
     

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