mix breed genders

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AusHen, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. AusHen

    AusHen Chirping

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    I'm about to advertise my cockerels and don't want to accidentally mix up a pullet or two so seeking confirmation on two I think are pullets. They are all 12 weeks old and I have added a coloured dot to hopefully help.

    First two, Red and Gold are mostly Australian Araucana (British tailed standard) Red is definitely a cockerel, hoping to confirm Gold is a pullet?
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    Black, Brown and Blue are silkie cross. Black and Brown are confirmed cockerels, wanting to confirm Blue is a pullet?
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  2. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Songster

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    You got them right. Red, cockerel. Gold, pullet. Black, brown, cockerels. Blue, pullet.

    Blue is a pullet, imo, because comparing her to black, she has no pointed saddle feathers. You can see above his tail, he has triangle shaped feathers (hackles), this is a cockerel trait, pullets have rounded feathers. Same applies to gold.
     
  3. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Looks like all of these are cockerels, except the blue. That one looks like a pullet to me.
     

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