male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rubengar, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. rubengar

    rubengar New Egg

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    My Mille Fleur is 12 weeks old and my Black Copper Maran is 14. There is an ordinance in my city that bans roosters, so I have to re-home them if they turn out to be roosters. Can you guys tell me what you think? The Mille Fleur has a large comb that I would think only a roo would have, but I am not familiar with this breed. Here are the pictures.
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    the white rooster on this picture also has to be rehomed. If the maran and mille fleur are also roosters, that means half of my flock are since i only have 6.
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    This is feathered feet: the mille fleur.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm pretty sure that your Black Copper Marans is a pullet, though a clearer close-up photo of the back would help. As for your Mille Fleur Belgian Bearded D'Uccle, the comb development, stance, and the fact that I think I see pointed hackle feathers makes me think "it" could be a rooster.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your Black Copper Marans looks like a hen, but your D'Uccle is a rooster. Pretty birds!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    this.
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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  6. Dawns Funy Farm

    Dawns Funy Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    iam not so sure the duccle is a roo the coloring of neck feathers can make it look pointy are there any saddle feathers showing yet ?
     
  7. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the d'uccle is a rooster looks just like my little guy, and the other looks to be a pullet
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    12 weeks is on the young end for sex feathers still, but that comb is all male, no doubt.
     

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