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Pullets or cockerels?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by The Raw Mama, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. The Raw Mama

    The Raw Mama Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought three french black copper marans chicks yesterday and he had several 8 week old white leghorns given to him and asked if I was interested. I brought two home. Their combs were much smaller and less pink than the others and they were slightly smaller in size. He was told they were all from the same hatch. In the pictures, the one chicken's comb looks more red than the other...that's just the lighting, they are the same colour in real life. So are these pullets or cockerels?
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    Last edited: Apr 9, 2017
  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wait,you never know with leghorns,they al;l have big combs.
     
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree. How old are they?
     
  4. MrsEskew

    MrsEskew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 is a girl, but I'm thinking #2 is a boy. Leghorns do have bigger combs even when young but the second one just looks cockerel to me.
     
  5. The Raw Mama

    The Raw Mama Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 8 weeks old I was told. They were a full inch shorter and had smaller combs than the ither 8 or 10 they were housed with. They haven't crowed yet either. I know because they are in my house.
     
  6. The Raw Mama

    The Raw Mama Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a picture of them together. #1 from the original two photos is in the back and #2 is in the front.
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  7. 2Sesslers

    2Sesslers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hen or Rooster? Estimated 8 weeks old- we got them at the feed store on 2/13. [​IMG]
     
  8. 2Sesslers

    2Sesslers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Whoops I guess maybe this wasn't a random thread - didn't mean to hijack!
     
  9. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hen.
     
  10. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both cockerals.
     

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