Leghorn Roo or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jessicaradcliff, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. Roo

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  2. Pullet

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  1. jessicaradcliff

    jessicaradcliff New Egg

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    This is my Leghorn. I'm not sure if a boy or girl. I know all leghorns have a comb at a young age. Does anyone know how to tell the gender of a young leghorn?

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    Last edited: Feb 23, 2016
  2. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a pretty big, fleshy comb for less than 3 weeks, so I would say cockerel.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel, but it is to young to say for sure. Why don't you post again in a couple of weeks to confirm.
     
  4. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    That's a cockerel.
     
  5. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going for cockerel too.
     
  6. jessicaradcliff

    jessicaradcliff New Egg

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    Ok, thank you - I'm hoping for a roo, so this is good!
     
  7. jessicaradcliff

    jessicaradcliff New Egg

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    Ok, I'll post some updated pics as the time passes. Thanks!
     

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