Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fschu, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. fschu

    fschu New Egg

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    Hi I'm wondering if anyone has experience with Anconas? It is 5 weeks old and was meant to be sexed however I am a little suspicious of the fast developing comb and wattle.. I'm
    comparing to a Welsummer and Adulusion of the same age so perhaps there is variation in the breeds? Cheers!

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The Ancona is most definitely a cockerel. Pullets don't start to get that sort of color in the comb till they are almost ready to lay.
     
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