Speckled Sussex 11 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenBeliever, Oct 20, 2018.

  1. ChickenBeliever

    ChickenBeliever In the Brooder

    Jun 14, 2018
    Northwest Washington State
    Yet another impatient chicken mom here. What do you all think? Hen or Roo? Purchased as a pullet. The comb is actually rather pale pink unless the sunlight hits just right. She is broad across the back; bottom of the totem pole with 5 other chickens. Definately was less social as a little one, and constantly on the move. Very difficult to hang on to when finally picking her up. Thanks ahead for your opinions! View attachment 1566622 View attachment 1566623 View attachment 1566625 View attachment 1566626 View attachment 1566627 View attachment 1566628 View attachment 1566629 View attachment 1566630
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

    Jun 14, 2017
    Central PA
    Thick legs, noticeable wattles, curving back feathers, and quite the messy tail-shape. And his chest is noticeably lighter than his back, which appears to be a sign of a male, according to a short Google image search. (The white markings seem to be more evenly dispersed on females.) I've never raised Sussex, but that bird definitely looks like a cockerel to me.
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    I thought so too, but then reconsidered. But, waffling here, likely it is a cockerel. I looked at some of my older photos, and thought 'pullet'. More photos later, please!
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