Is this a pullet? Or is mama laying eggs again?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ldawntaylor, Jan 26, 2017.

  1. ldawntaylor

    ldawntaylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In a moment I will be posting a picture. The bird in that picture is 15 weeks old.plus two days. The mother is a Cornish bantam. The father- I'm not entirely sure. When the egg was fertilized I had as many as 11 possible sires around.

    All I can say for sure is "barnyard mix" for the breed. I might be able to make a better guess in a few weeks.

    So anyway, the picture...

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    ...and yes, the picture was taken within the last week.

    As always, any input is welcome.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    I'm not entirely familiar with the Cornish game, so I'm only guessing, but it looks like a rooster to me.
     
  3. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster. Red bars on wings nails it. Also that much pea comb at 15 weeks is another indicator.

    Barnyard mixes can be hard to tell, as they change so much, but while I've had varying color patterns on wings, anytime you get a strong red block on the wing bows, that's a rooster.

    LofMc
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yes, red over wings - = rooster
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  6. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a cockerel.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's a cockerel. If anyone is laying, it's not him [​IMG]
     
  8. Duckee

    Duckee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a crower to me too
     
  9. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Def cockerel
     

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