Hi, folks - those of you who know me know that I've been working with Silver Penciled Plymouth Rocks for several years now. My biggest issue with my flock (and there are many) is size - they're not large enough. I held back 4 cockerels from a fall breeding (they are both 21 weeks in these pictures); the two largest sprouted side sprigs (wouldn't you know it - they are a full pound and a quarter heavier than the smaller two). The two remaining cockerels each have good and bad things about them, and I just can't make up my mind. They are within 1 ounce of each other in weight. I have them marked as "blue" and "purple" according to their leg bands. Please help me choose the best one. Details on why you chose the one you did are welcomed! (of note regarding the pictures - I was fussing with the digital camera settings; some of the pictures make them appear as if they have gold leakage, but neither actually do.) Blue cockerel - 5# 11 oz. Purple cockerel - 5# 10 oz. The blue cockerel does have a wave in the front of his comb. The purple cockerel is much feistier than the blue is. And, I have found the males to be "lazy" breeders in this pen, so I like a feisty one for the sires. But most definitely not to the point that I'd make a cull decision based simply on that. Many thanks for ALL feedback!