Hi all I need help sexing my chicken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jazz86, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. Jazz86

    Jazz86 New Egg

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    So I have a leghorn I was told it was a hen but now I'm second guessing. Im not sure if it lays as i have two white leghorns and sometimes I collect 2 white eggs. Here is a pic of it.[​IMG]
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    You have two pullets.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    both pullets
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Girls! [​IMG]
     
  6. Jazz86

    Jazz86 New Egg

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    What does pullets mean?
     
  7. Lil Jon s mama

    Lil Jon s mama Out Of The Brooder

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    Pullets are female chickens under one year. Cockerel male under a year. I think [​IMG]
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You hit the nail on the head. Exactly right.
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    Yep, and after a year they become a hen and a cock. Lots of people just say rooster though when referring to males, and rooster can be used to describe any age.
     
  10. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    And here I always just said pullet until they laid an egg, then I would start saying he. And then I would call the boy a cockerel until I saw him do ..the deed...then I would call him a rooster! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Makes sense..one yr!
     

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