Please tell me my sons dominique pullet isn't a cockerel!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Danielle27, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some photos of our dominique and our Barred Rock pullets. The barred rock is not in question here, only the dominique. They are both 4 weeks old. The dominique's comb has just started to turn a little pink, and her tail is longer than the barred rock's tail.

    At 1 1/2- 2 weeks old. The dominique is on your left.
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    Although not displayed in the above photo, fuzzy had very dark legs and toes, and a perfectly small and round white spot on it's head.
    Now at 4 weeks old- the dominique is the one with the longer tail in the back.
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  2. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is a boy we'll need to find him a home before we get anymore attached. We live in the city and it's illegal to have a rooster.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    leg color says pullet but the redness i see says cockerel...wait till they are at least 6 weeks for a more accrate guess
     
  4. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I will post pictures in another week, but please keep the guesses coming.

    Ooops, they are 5 weeks old, not 4. I don't know if it makes a difference or not.
     
  5. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bump
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think pullet, but as stated you'll just have to wait and see. Let your kids know this bird may not be a keeper, just in case.
     
  7. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 weeks- here you can see the pale comb forming above the red base.
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    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Kerrigirl

    Kerrigirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I do not know about the gender, but I am amazed that your dog is so good with them, my dog wants to eat my pullets.
     
  10. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks to those who helped or tried to help. We are going to try to find this one a home since I have a hunch that it is a rooster. [​IMG]
     
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