Pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by countrygirl36, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. countrygirl36

    countrygirl36 In the Brooder

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    I got a 5 month old australorp and i need help I.D.ing gender.
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  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Songster

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    If that bird is really 5 months old it is a pullet! Don't see any pointed hackle or saddle feathers, and the comb and wattles are not overly large.
     
  3. annagarret

    annagarret Chirping

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    Pullet
     
  4. countrygirl36

    countrygirl36 In the Brooder

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    When she was a few days old she was really sick, almost didnt make it and she has always been really late getting feathers. Wasnt fully feathered until a few weeks after my other pullet. So would that effect anything?
     

  5. Krazzy

    Krazzy In the Brooder

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    i vote pullet
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    I am guessing pullet as well. Some birds are just slower to feather in then others.
     
  7. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Songster

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    If she's 5 months old then I would sat definitely a pullet.
     

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