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Pullet or cockerel? 12 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TXmama3boys, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. TXmama3boys

    TXmama3boys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for looking.
    The sex of all of my other chickens is obvious, this one is throwing me off a little. If he is a he... Then his comb and waddle are much smaller than the other cockerels.
     
  2. TXmama3boys

    TXmama3boys Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Hatching

    Hatching Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking pullet. The comb, although bigger than a normal pullet, is that pinkish orange color that pullets seem to have before the turn red before laying. Young cockerels combs turn red very early so I'm betting its a female
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel. You can see the pointy neck (hackle) feathers developing already.
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm going with roo as well...those look to be hackles coming in (although I've had some hens be a bit ambiguous at first) but overall color scheme is very patchy much more like a rooster as well.

    Likely just late developing.

    LofMc
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2015
  6. BantamLover21

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     

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