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 New Egg

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chicken Obsessed

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

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, that is a cockerel.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a cockerel.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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.

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