Pullet or cockerel blue Andalusian?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilbeastpdx, May 17, 2015.

  1. lilbeastpdx

    lilbeastpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do any of you experts out there know if this is a pullets or a cockerel. She is eight weeks old now. Thanks for the advice.

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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    With a comb and wattles that large and red at 8 weeks, you have a cockerel. Sorry :eek:(
     
  3. lilbeastpdx

    lilbeastpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wondered the same. But the feathers look like a hen to me and the breeder said that breed has huge combs, boy or girl, so I'm not sure. Thanks for the feedback though. :)
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The male feathering won't be visible for another couple weeks. That comb screams cockerel. Girls of any breed don't go bright pink until they are almost laying age.
     
  5. Michael OShay

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    More than the size of the comb, it's the redness of the comb at 8 weeks that makes me think cockerel. I hope for your sake I'm wrong. :eek:)
     
  6. lilbeastpdx

    lilbeastpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow. I did not know that about the comb coloring. I'm just tired of waiting. Hehe
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  9. lilbeastpdx

    lilbeastpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then that means I may have three cockerels out of the five. Bummer. :/
     
  10. lilbeastpdx

    lilbeastpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of the birds is now crowing, and this one is still chirping like a new born. But the wattles and comb are huge now. The breeder insists it is a hen because she says blue andalusians have huge combs. I guess time will tell. Once one starts crowing, the other two will probably learn quickly too, no?
     

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