Six out of Six? Could I be that lucky? Is my White Leghorn a Girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LeftAtAlbuquerque, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. LeftAtAlbuquerque

    LeftAtAlbuquerque In the Brooder

    The other five I'm pretty sure are girls, but Foggy's comb is getting bigger and redder every day. Do you think she's a girl? (S)he's about 16-17 weeks old.
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  2. Sweet Violet

    Sweet Violet Songster

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    Foggy is a boy!
     
  3. NewHen

    NewHen Songster

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    The tail looks like a hen to me. How do the legs compare with the others?
     
  4. Yessur Ebob

    Yessur Ebob Songster

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    Certainly looks like a hen to me.
     
  5. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Songster

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    By 16 weeks I would think you would hear some crowing if she was a Roo. I think that she is pullet getting to lay early. [​IMG]
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Hmmmmmm, I'm not an expert by ANY means, but I think Foggy is a girl. Don't leghorns get large combs, and the boys get really big wattles? I don't think that tail is roostery.

    Just don't smack me if Foggy starts to crow.
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    AGREE PULLET.......no saddle feathers. if rooster waddle would be larger also the comb'

    If its a rooster it will be laying soon.......[​IMG]
     

  8. J.Pryce

    J.Pryce Chirping

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    Looks just like my 3 gals. Pullet
     
  9. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    That's a pullet. Leghorns get huge floppy combs and that one's getting close to lay, IMO. I wish mine would sit on my lap like that!!
     
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2010
  10. megalomaniac

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    I've got 4 white leghorns which are 8 weeks old. 3 out of the 4 of mine (the roos [​IMG] ) have combs and wattles MUCH larger than yours. I'd def say yours is a Girl. In fact, one of the 8 wk old roos is starting to crow.
     

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