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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thutchins82, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. thutchins82

    thutchins82 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a GLW that is supposed to be a pullet, came from a hatchery. She is right about 5 months old, maybe a little older. The other day I noticed these saddle feathers, most pictures I've found of GLW hens find have saddle feathers like this. The comb only recently started getting red, which made me think she was getting ready to start laying. What do you all think? Pullet or cockerel? I'm going to die if its a cockerel, because then I he will have to go :(

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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That is, indeed, a cockerel
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That is a cockerel, no question. GLW hens do not have that fringe of saddle feathers and they are evenly laced up the hackles, unlike the males who have a "cape" of gold hackle.
     
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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X3 on cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel for sure.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, but that is definitely a cockerel.
     
  7. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie Queen of Stache

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    [​IMG] Any idea of what breed my bantam roo is?
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Old English game mix.
     
  9. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie Queen of Stache

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    Thankyou
     

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