Is it a cockeral or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by goodridge_, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. goodridge_

    goodridge_ Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an 18 week old cochin x pekin bantam and i think its a cockeral originally i thought a hen but last few weeks its began to want to challenge me and chases up behind me when my back is turned heres some pictures. best i could before it attcked the camera


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  2. RachaelS

    RachaelS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me, sorry the age is in the original post, LOL did not see that. I still say pullet. Some are just meaner that others.
     
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  3. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one about 12 weeks old and its comb looks redder and its comb and wattles may be bigger than yours. Mine is a roo. If I was going by behavior I would say roo on yours, looks maybe a hen but I am not sure. I do know every time I put my hand near mine it pecks me. None of my other chickens do that including my LF... 5 month old Dark Cornish, 4 month Delaware, or bantam... 5 month Silver Sebright, 3 month White-faced Black Spanish!!
    Hateful little thing!! LOL!!! I am taking it with me to the swap here at the end of the month! I won't keep a chicken that will attack anyone. I have grandchildren occasionally here.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet. She's doing the hormonal getting ready to lay thing. Eggs soon.
     
  5. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree 100%...I didn't even think of that!
     
  6. Mehjr10

    Mehjr10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet
     
  7. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet at POL!
     
  8. ChickenExtreme

    ChickenExtreme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X 2 , hitting puberty, lol
     
  9. alibaba

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    pullet 100% and near to lay eggs.
     

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