Light sussex, hen or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jordansmith100, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. jordansmith100

    jordansmith100 New Egg

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    Hi there,

    I purchased 3 pullets from a breeder. Who assured me they were all hens.

    They are now about 4 months old and I am starting to get suspicious that a couple are cockerels.

    Either that, or they are differing ages.

    Here is a picture of them:
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    I'd say your suspicions are correct!
    CT
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel, could you get a better picture of the whole body? (including tail?)
     
  4. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two cockerels and one pullet
     
  5. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Agreed.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on the above post.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    2 boys 1 girl (the one with the smallest, palest comb) Tell the seller she didn't do a good job of sexing
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  9. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    You have one cockerel and one pullet for shore, the 3ed I am not so shore that it is a cockerel!
     

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