Pullet or Cockerel? ;o) Thank you!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Emily G, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. Emily G

    Emily G Hatching

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    This is an approximately 15 week old Lavender Orpington that I bought at 6 weeks and was sold as a pullet. I am just not sure and what makes it tougher too is that the feathers haven't fully come in yet, but I would love any input you all have. :eek:) Thanks so much!!!

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  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

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    Yeah, you have a good eye and knew that something was amiss. That is a cockerel.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X2 on cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Yes, that is a cockerel.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    That's a cockerel.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Agree cockerel. The comb isn't overly large, but there's too much color for a pullet of this age. Plus, he's all leggy and gangly looking. At this age, pullet is close to mature and is soft and finished looking.
     
  7. krista74

    krista74 Songster

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    I agree. It's not so much the comb, it's his stance. And he's giving you 'that rooster look' in some of the photos. I think they call it The Rooster Stink-Eye, lol.

    I'm going with cockerel, sorry.

    Krista
     

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