Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kirstonz, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. Both Cockerel

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  2. Both Pullets

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  3. One of each

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  1. kirstonz

    kirstonz Out Of The Brooder

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    This is our first summer with chickens. We got 3 of these (3/4 cochin, 1/4 silkie) chicks as hatchlings. Initially we had thought they were hens but after bringing a rooster home these 2 have started to crow and are a bit aggressive with any new hens we get.
    What do you think?
    TIA!
     
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    They're beautiful! But really need better pics please...headshots closeup and profiles.
     
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    They both look like roosters to me. Especially the one in front, the way he flaps his wings!
     
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  4. kirstonz

    kirstonz Out Of The Brooder

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    They look quite similar and have similar personalities. The one on the right in the second picture is definitely a hen.
     
  5. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    I enlarged the picture and both appear to be cockerels . If they are crowing it's a sure sign . The first one has a curved roosters tail and pointy saddle feathers . All male characteristics . The one in back is hard to tell on the tail but I think I can see pointy saddle feathers .


    Your recent photo I see 2 cockerels .
     
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  6. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, he's a ROO for sure....handsome looking devil!!! [​IMG]
     
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