Help determine sex of rescued faverolle

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MWilson, Dec 14, 2014.

  1. MWilson

    MWilson New Egg

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    Rescued a faverolle from the local animal shelter and trying to determine sex of the bird. Can anyone tell from the photo? I could add more pictures if it would help.
    Thanks
    Mike[​IMG]
     
  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. MWilson

    MWilson New Egg

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    Can you tell me what helps you make your decision?

    Thanks.
     
  4. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not 100% convinced it's a rooster - a salmon fav rooster feathers in black like this yes, but the comb growth is non-existant and I would expect to see more on this bird if it were a rooster.

    Did they shelter give you any indication of age?
     
  5. MWilson

    MWilson New Egg

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    No they didn't know the age. They had only had it a week. I guessed maybe 4 weeks but I've never had this breed so its only a guess.
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a cockerel. A mismarked pullet would have some brown in the head, neck and back. Those light hackles can only belong to a male.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel.
     
  8. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Does it have feathered legs and extra toes? It doesn't look like its legs are feathered, but it could just be the pic. If it is a SF, that color definitely indicates its a male.
     
  9. MWilson

    MWilson New Egg

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    Yes it does have feathered legs and extra toes.
     
  10. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Others have beat me to it, but I was basing it on color. A pullet would be a light brown color.
     

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