how can you tell the gender of a chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jed2012, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. hdowden

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  2. hdowden

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    comb has 3 rows of peas which would indicate a cockerel
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    hmmmm with that crest she has to have a crested breed mixed into her as well ;)
     
  4. downsm75

    downsm75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was looking at #3s feathers today... You may be right. It's STILL questionable.
     
  5. downsm75

    downsm75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #4 rather...
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    that pullet is given me a cockerel vibe though but i'm going off of comb development. i have noticed that the pullets and cockerels are slightly different colors. the pullets tend to stay the light color you first see and as the cockerels get bigger they turn to a 2 toned buff then finally to their slight brighter buff adult coloring
     
  7. downsm75

    downsm75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has an odd comb... I'm not so sure it's an orp
     
  8. downsm75

    downsm75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A pea comb... Maybe orp x?
     
  9. chickenlover89

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    here's another of my lavender araucanas...same age

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  10. jed2012

    jed2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanx everybody. please keep your comments going.
     

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