Pullets or Cockerals?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by vicki2x2, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Ok, these two are 8 weeks old tomorrow. They are a blue and black orp bantams. Whatever they are, they are the same, I think. I hope the pics work, they were not being very cooperative.

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    and here are their little booty's!
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  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    i think the first one is a little rooster. 2nds a pullet.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    At 8 weeks old a pullet would have no rosy color like that in her comb, if it were a standard size Orp. I say both boys. However, bantams are not my thing. I believe they redden up sooner than standards.
     
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  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    reason i say rooster (blue) hen (black). because the blue one looks like it has sickle shaped hackles (aka.. rooster hackles) black one.. not so much. blue has a curved tail feather.. Like roosters. could be wrong though. Also say the black looks like a hen because she/he looks IDENTICAL. to my Black langshan hen at that age :p
     

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