Just inherited this boy(I think)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by seahuntmike, Jan 6, 2016.

  1. seahuntmike

    seahuntmike Out Of The Brooder

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    Any ideas on breed or gender
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    I'd say Sumatra mix pullet (maybe just hatchery quality rather than mix).
     
  3. seahuntmike

    seahuntmike Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks he/she was found on thecside of the road.looking at its feathers I thought rooster
     
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    You mean the iridescence? Hens can show plenty of iridescence, it's just more common in roos. Here's some pics to illustrate (not my photos):

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    Cocks, on the other hand, will show long, thin, sharp feathers, in addition to the iridescence.
     
  5. seahuntmike

    seahuntmike Out Of The Brooder

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    Its feathers on its neck are like you described, long and pointy
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    looks like a pullet to me
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me also.
     
  8. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me too.
     
  9. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with everyone. Looks like a pullet.
     
  10. seahuntmike

    seahuntmike Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone
     

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