mix breed genders

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

  1. AusHen

    AusHen Chirping

    Jun 21, 2018
    QLD Australia
    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

    Nov 28, 2017
    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

    May 8, 2017
    Eastern Connecticut
    Looks like all of these are cockerels, except the blue. That one looks like a pullet to me.

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