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Lavender Leghorn two

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JetBlackJo, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. JetBlackJo

    JetBlackJo Out Of The Brooder

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    These are pictures
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    of my youngest lavender leghorn chick - hatched on August 5th. Can you tell me if you think it is a pullet or a roo,please?
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  2. Mayflower79

    Mayflower79 New Egg

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    Looks like a roo to me. I'm no expert though.
     
  3. JetBlackJo

    JetBlackJo Out Of The Brooder

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    Why do think that? I hope it isn't, as it is very tame and we've all got very attached to it [​IMG]
     
  4. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i agree, its probably a roo. the size of the comb at this age is looks too big to be a hen, but leghorn hens do have larger combs i believe.
     
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  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    i wanna say pullet for a month 1/2 old leghorn I would think the roo would have bigger comb wattles and legs
     
  6. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say cockerel because of the size and redness of the comb, but hold onto him and post another pic in a month just to be sure.
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    thats a tuffy at 7 weeks...i want to say cockerel but leghorns combs grow pretty fast. re-post when it reaches 15 weeks of age. by then the saddles and hackles of a cockerel would be coming in if it is a cockerel
     
  8. JetBlackJo

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    OK, thanks guys. Let's hope it's a pullet!
     
  9. JetBlackJo

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    Good news all! It's a pullet - Yay!
     
  10. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    glad to hear it
     
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