Needing help identifying sex of chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by leddyger, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. leddyger

    leddyger Out Of The Brooder

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    We are not allowed to have chickens in our county so it is not possible for me to have a rooster. Unfortunately I have this really pretty olive egger chick in my mixes flock that is making me wonder. He/she has a larger comb for. 4 months but very rounded tail feathers do I was thinking fast developing pullets maybe. Please help me. Thank you Denise
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Hmmm, I think it's a cockeral. I would wait for a crow though. Generally red over black coloration is a rooster coloring. Some pullets mature at 4 months and begin laying, so it's always possible it's a pullet. I also see no sickle or saddle feathers which would indicate rooster, so I'm really undecided. Sorry I'm no help apparently.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ya, that's a cockerel. 100%
     
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  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    No need to wait, that's a handsome cockerel
     
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