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R.C. Brown Leghorn, cockrel or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lbenedict15, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. lbenedict15

    lbenedict15 Just Hatched

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    Hey all, I have this beautiful little one that I am so unsure of gender! It is supposed to be a she, but I know sexing isn't accurate. As I haven't dealt with this breed before, it may just be qhick growth or newbie knowledge! Rose comb brown leghorn, 3 months old. All thoughts are much apprieciated!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] It is a cockerel - 100 %.
     
  3. lbenedict15

    lbenedict15 Just Hatched

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    Here are a few more pictures as well:
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    that's a cockerel.

    Brown Leghorns are easily sexed by color. The easiest place to tell is the breast feathers. Males have black breasts like your boy. Females have salmon/reddish brown breasts.
     
  5. lbenedict15

    lbenedict15 Just Hatched

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    Great tip! Black breast on this guy for sure. Glad his name is kind of gender neautral. Thank you both!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Cockerel
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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