Male or female? New owner :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jordy21, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. Jordy21

    Jordy21 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are roughly 4-5 weeks old. If you could let me know what you think that would be great :) the light Sussex is a little older than the others.

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    Araucana:
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    Welsummer:

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  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say that the light sussex and the welsummer are cockerels. The one in the middle is possibly a pullet. I admit I don't know much about araucanas but I thought they were rumpless and this bird clearly has a tail. Maybe there is a rumped variety of Araucana.....
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The Light Sussex and Welsummer are looking like cockerels to me, too, though it is a little too young to be absolutely certain. The Araucana does look like a pullet. In Australia, where Jordy21 is from, Araucanas have tails.
     
  4. Jordy21

    Jordy21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hmm... The breeder that I got them off have assured me that they are pullets! Guess I will find out!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     

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