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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

    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

  3. Hatching

    Hatching Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2014
    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

    Jul 24, 2013
    Cockerel. You can see the pointy neck (hackle) feathers developing already.
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 19, 2011
    NW Oregon
    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.

    Last edited: Mar 19, 2015
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Looks like a cockerel to me.

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