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Is this a cockeral light sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AussieHens96, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. AussieHens96

    AussieHens96 Chirping

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    We got four babies about 6-8 weeks ago. Now, we're sure two of the white light sussex are hens. We have a feeling one is a cockeral. Also, we're not sure about the black one which is a light sussex x aracuana. All born days apart.

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    The top two images are of the suspected cockeral. Not sure about the bottom one.
     

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    They all look like pullets to me.
     
  3. AussieHens96

    AussieHens96 Chirping

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    It's just that we've noticed a bit of sparring and with the suspected cockerel it's tail seems to stick up more than the other two and it's head is a bit more red. Fingers crossed though.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    So how old are they? I agree that first bird has some pretty thick legs, but not much comb, so I'm not positive either way.
     
  5. AussieHens96

    AussieHens96 Chirping

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    They are about 6-8 weeks. Pretty sure seven almost eight.
     
  6. CayuseRanch

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    The top one looks roo to me. Huge legs/feet
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    The first bird appears to be a rooster, but the second bird is a pullet.
     

  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I agree.
     

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