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Hen or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Belllucy2007, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. Belllucy2007

    Belllucy2007 In the Brooder

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    FBD4FDCA-1C63-4930-8AB8-4BC1646DB181.jpeg Hi we have a few chicks and I as wondering people’s thoughts on sex please? These 2 are around 12 weeks. Many thanks
     

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  2. aglandaetap

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    Based on just face pictures, they look like pullets. Could you also post side view body pics while standing in natural lighting ? Just to look at the lower back feathers and the way they stand?
     
  3. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler Premium Member

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    Pullets
     
  4. Mk_lanch

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    they look like pullets to me
     
  5. Belllucy2007

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    I have these pics
     

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  7. Flockandfowl46

    Flockandfowl46 Crowing

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    Look like pullets to me:)
     
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  8. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    Their feathering says pullet, but the one with gray on its neck I think is a cockerel. That's really red for so young.
    You'll know for sure in the next week or so, when they start growing in their male or female saddle feathers.
     
  9. Belllucy2007

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    Thank you, I thought the one with grey was a cockerel, but like you say we’ll know for sure in a couple of weeks.
    Thanks all
     
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  10. Chicken Strut

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    Do you know what breed they are? If Delawares, the barred feathers in the tail mean that one is definitely a cockerel (I speak from personal experience!)
     
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