Platinum Sumatra... cockerel... right?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jeremy, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    I'm trying to stomach a hard truth after uploading these pictures... my Platinum Sumatra isn't a pullet like I previously thought... she's a he... [​IMG]

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  2. ChickasaurusRex

    ChickasaurusRex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Jeremy! That does look like an awfully long, curvy tail at the end.... But she/he IS GORGEOUS!
     
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  3. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Yeah... those feathers seemed to pop up overnight, too. [​IMG]
     
  4. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a boy to me,but I'm not entirely sure.. [​IMG]
     
  5. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say a roo.
     
  6. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Quote:This guy is from the eggs I got from you. [​IMG]

    I hatched a Black chick too but it disappeared when it was about a week old.
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Definite cockerel.
     
  8. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Quote:Shucks, that's what I thought.
     
  9. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that little boy's got some crazy eyelash action in that first pic
     
  10. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Too bad they couldn't have been a bit more girly. [​IMG]
     

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