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Sexing a Jersey giant

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gabej, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. Gabej

    Gabej Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG] these are at about six weeks
    [​IMG][​IMG] these are at about two-three weeks. She seems to do a little jump and kick thing like roosters do, but that behavior seems to have stopped recently. My wife is concerned because of the comb and waddle growth has been pretty fast even when compared to the other pullets.
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    That does look like a little rooster.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think cockerel also, stands up tall like a male, and legs are thick. I am not familiar with that breed though. I'm sure others better qualified than I, will give their opinions.
     

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