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MPC insists this is a "hen".

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by azygous, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG]Hen is what they are calling this pullet. Do you folks agree with MPC or with me? I've felt this is a cockerel from the day he hopped out of the packing box.

    [​IMG]And he began to get the red head gear weeks ago. He's eleven weeks at present. What's your verdict?
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the redness of the comb and wattles at such an early age, I agree with you that it's a cockerel.
     
  3. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    For once, I'm not the one in denial. It will be a hugely pleasant surprise to have this little twerp turn out to be a pullet, but I'm not counting on it.

    Thanks for the response.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Absolutely a cockerel.

    What breed is it supposed to be?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    definite cockerel
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Yep, cockerel.
     
  8. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks! Appreciate the input!
     
  9. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Well, I say pullet just because I know what you've already been through with MPC and cockerels already and I'm sure by now you're more than ready to see "pullet" in a response. Not that I know what it is, I just thought you'd like to read it and since you are my friend I'm honored to do it!
     
  10. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    Blooie, you know that's pretty twisted reasoning, but you know I cherish your input!
     

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