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Help, what genger!?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Haydyh, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. Haydyh

    Haydyh In the Brooder

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    What gender is this 4 to 5 week old Pekin please help
     
  2. vehve

    vehve The Token Finn

    With that developed and red comb, a roo, in my opinion. No experience with the breed though.
     
  3. HanwellChickens

    HanwellChickens Chirping

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    If it's only 4-5 weeks old, then I'd say its a cockerel. The comb and wattles are very red. Very pretty chick though :)
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    If it is only 4-5 weeks old, you probably have a cockerel. But, "it" looks older than that. The body type seems more feminine.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    At 4-5 weeks, that is a cockerel. However, it looks older than that to me--more like 10-12 weeks old. If that was the case, I would change my guess to pullet.
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    X 2 - it just doesn't look like such a young bird - did you hatch this chick yourself/get it as a fuzz-butt day-old so would be certain of the age or was this a recent acquisition and the person you got it from told you that is the age?
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree with the above....my first guess would be an 8ish week old pullet. I've never seen even my broody raised birds that completely feathered out at 5 weeks.
     
  8. Haydyh

    Haydyh In the Brooder

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    Recently got them from a farm near me and she said they were 4 to 5 weeks old however you guys could be true
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Do you have a pic from when you got them?
     
  10. Haydyh

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    That is a pic from when I got them
     

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