Needing help identifying sex of chick

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

  1. leddyger

    leddyger In 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 Got my Puppy

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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 Queen of the Coop

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    agreed
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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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. .....

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    No need to wait, that's a handsome cockerel
     
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