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Millie Fleur D'Uccles

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NewChickLove, May 16, 2016.

  1. NewChickLove

    NewChickLove Out Of The Brooder

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    Any guesses on gender? I'm leaning towards all pullets but one, but that may be my wishful thinking and naïveté.

    Here is the one I believe is a cockeral, and I could tell at 2 weeks. He had more of a comb then than the others do now, plus he's three weeks younger! He is currently 4 weeks old.
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    Chick 3, with chick 2 in the background
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm definitely agreeing with you on this one. [​IMG] I would say #1 is a cockerel and all the rest are pullets. So far, my 2 little MF cockerels are super sweet!

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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel, Pullet, Pullet, Cockerel, Cockerel
     
  4. JaeG

    JaeG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the rest are 7 weeks old then they all look like girls. Boys would have wattles and big red combs by that age. They are so sweet.
     
  5. okiebird

    okiebird Out Of The Brooder

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    Agreed. My 8 week olds have had prominent red combs for over a week or two now. Easy to distinguish sex.

    I'd say that 4 week old is a cockerel. You'll know for sure very soon.
     
  6. okiebird

    okiebird Out Of The Brooder

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    One cockerel out of 5 chicks is some really good luck. You need to play the lotto. I have 17 mille chicks and 11 of them are cockerels! Ugh.
     
  7. NewChickLove

    NewChickLove Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh good! I'm so glad to hear that I finally have one breed that is mostly pullets! I was very hopeful that was the case when my little Roo became so distinguishable early on that the rest would be pullets. I also have two 7 week old porcelains that's I am convinced our pullets because they have no comb whatsoever. I find it highly ironic that out of my seven straight run birds, only one is a roo, but out of my four easter Eggars and buff Orpington's that were supposed to be pullets, two are Roos.
     

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