"Sexed" hatchery BCM - Am I imagining it or is this likely a cockerel?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LaurelC, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. LaurelC

    LaurelC Songster

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    Picked this one up from a feed store about a month ago, however it was noticeably larger than the other birds I picked up from a breeder that were just hatched the day before (maybe 2x the size, fully feathered wings) so it is probably closer to 6 weeks old. It is still much larger than the other birds and is definitely a bully in the group. I have several more photos from various angles if you need a shot of something specific. Perhaps it's too early to tell yet? Kind of difficult when there's no others to compare it with.
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  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Crowing

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    Not imagining. That's a boy.
     
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  3. IZZYBELLA

    IZZYBELLA Songster

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    Look at those wattles! I agree that is a boy. I am afraid I have a cockerel among my chicks, too... they are only 2 weeks, though, so early to tell.
     

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