I thought they were pullets??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mikaelB, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. mikaelB

    mikaelB Out Of The Brooder

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    Dear all,

    are these pullets or cockerels?
    A while ago, also on this website, I was told they were pullets. This morning at sunrise: kuckelekuuuuu...are they just being noisy? They fight a few times a day, and they're about 5 months...no eggs yet...[​IMG]

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    they are both roosters, sorry
     
  3. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white colored one most definitely is a rooster. The other one looks like one too just I can't quite see it's saddle feathers.
     
  4. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    See those new long feathers that have grown around the neck. That was the first change I noticed between my hens and roosters.

    Everyone guessed my rooster wrong originally too :)
     
  5. mikaelB

    mikaelB Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh crap....And I liked them..
     
  6. mikaelB

    mikaelB Out Of The Brooder

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    Guess I will have to return them asap as they're starting to fight!
     
  7. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Don't feel bad, all I wanted was a small flock of four silkies, i went through three cockerels until i finally got my girls! Sad but true.i rehomed them.but the frustrating part was i had three girls, my fourth kept turning into the cockerel! Finally i got my fourth and she is a she! Silkies are very hard to sex!
     
  8. mikaelB

    mikaelB Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a better picture of the leghorn:[​IMG]
     
  9. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both are males, and the brown one is not a Leghorn. He's a mix - probably a Marans mix.
     
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