Pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kbruce, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. Kbruce

    Kbruce Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone, I just bought a few Cochin pullets so I thought but I'm thinking they are looking more like cockerels every day :( and this was a 3 hour trip to get them.... Please let me know what you think.... I'm sure you're better at this than i am :) thanks for looking! [​IMG] The two black cochins are supposed to be pullets? [​IMG] Thanks KBruce
     
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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the one in the back on the 2nd pic is 110% cockerel. how old are they? the other looks like a pullet and both are birchin in color it looks like
     
  3. Kbruce

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    Well the seller told me the one in the back was about 5 months old and ready to start laying :( and the one in front was 4 months old... I have one about 2-3 mo old and her comb is very small compared to these two!
    Thanks for the reply that's what I was afraid of :(

    KBruce
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    if the other is that young then it is gonna be a cockerel as well sorry
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    this is my partridge at about 4-5 months old
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    my cockerel of the same age
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  6. Kbruce

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    Thanks so much for posting photos to compare! Yep I have two cockerels for sure then :(
    Well the good news is I contacted the seller and she's willing to meet me halfway with pullets in exchange for them yay!!

    Thanks again for your help!

    KBruce
     

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