Help! Rooster or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by willisflock, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. willisflock

    willisflock New Egg

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    I am almost completely sure that our "buff Orpington/white leghorn cross pullet" is just a straight up leghorn rooster. He/she hatched end of November. Here she is now. All our other pullets have tiny little combs but they are also all different breeds. This one just started making some loud noises that I suspect are the beginnings of a crow. We are urban and not allowed to keep Roos [​IMG]
     
  2. willisflock

    willisflock New Egg

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    Here is another picture...
     
  3. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well, hmm, any other breed and I would not hesitate... however leghorn pullets have large combs and tails. I just googled leghorn pullet images and most like yours - try that and see what you think. Any saddle feathers you can see yet? I didn't see any but photos don't always tell the whole story.
     
  4. kentuckyhen

    kentuckyhen Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this a wheaten maran or black copper maran rooster?[​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree, that looks like a Leghorn cockerel. I don't see any Orpington in that bird, and at only 2 months old it's all male. bummer.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like a black copper to me.

    Just fyi, in the future it's best to start your own thread when inquiring about a bird. It just helps keep down confusion as to which bird is being discussed [​IMG]
     
  7. kentuckyhen

    kentuckyhen Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm so sorry plz forgive my ignorance. Thanks for the reply!
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Not a problem, it just helps keep things from getting confusing. Otherwise folks are like.....which bird are you talking about?

    Is he molting in that pic? Or is it just a weird angle on his neck?
     
  9. kentuckyhen

    kentuckyhen Out Of The Brooder

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    Molting, they where eat up with lice alsowhen I bought them.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel
     

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