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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sk8inChick(en), Jul 7, 2012.
I will laugh when Georgina lays an egg and the other one is a cockerel!
Oh my goodness! Yes, that will be the day! Kitty a crower and Georgie an egg-layer? Haha!
Okay, here is the update on Georgina.
Her wattles seem to be hanging down more every day now. Her comb has recently grown as well.
I will post some pictures soon and hopefully tomorrow I will have a video to post of the sounds she has been making. The sounds she make go something like "bawk, bawk, oooh ooh ooh oook!"
Hopefully this is something akin to an egg song?
Thanks for all the replies!
So, it is time for a Georgina update once again.
Her comb and wattles have almost doubled in size since the last pictures I posted of her.
This is Georgina, with her newly doubled comb and wattles.
This is her sister, Kitty, for comparison. (Excuse the dirt on her beak, they were having fun in a pile of soil)
I would strongly guess that Georgina is a boy.
i forget...how old are they now? I have two hatchmates. One is barely pink faced and one has had a red face for weeks now. They are 19 weeks old and both are pullets. Can you separate her feathers near her tail and see if she has irredesent saddle feathers growing in?
That's what I've guessed recently, too. I guess s/he might be a George?
Thanks for the reply!
They are 17 weeks as of Monday.
That is comforting to hear your hatchmates are quite different as well. Does your pullet with the redder face have a larger comb and wattles also?
I'll see if I can get Georg(ina) to hold still for a picture of her saddle feathers. I haven't noticed any irredesence so far, but I'm no expert at this.
Thanks for replying!
Does yours have
Here is Ester, She is the one who has been red faced for a few weeks now. She has a pea comb. Both these pullets are Easter Eggers.
Here is her hatchmate, Milly, at the same age (19 weeks) She has a pea comb, too, but it is still very undeveloped.
Here is where and how I looked to see that my last chick was a rooster. Part it's back feathers on his back near the tail and see if pointy irridesent feathers are growing in.
My Brahma did not lay until 28 weeks of age. They are very slow to mature. I don't know if there are some that are early layers.
However, saddle feathers would of popped up by now I would guess. Maybe you have a pullet after all. They're both beautiful!