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Speckled Sussex - Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jdorsey, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. Jdorsey

    Jdorsey In the Brooder

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    Hello! We are new to all this and got chickens for the first time this year! We got them as 2-day old chicks and they are now 9 weeks old. We have one Speckled Sussex that we are beginning to wonder the sex of! He/She is very sweet and has never been dominate or aggressive. Can anyone look at these pictures and let me know what you think?? Thanks!
     

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  2. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    Nothing says cockerel at this point to me
     
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  3. Jdorsey

    Jdorsey In the Brooder

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    Thanks! Not even the tail??
     
  4. yickenscarf23

    yickenscarf23 Songster

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    I'm very curious about the tail too as I have a baby that's very feminine except that tailfeather that curls.
     
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  5. hkirchn

    hkirchn Songster

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    I think it is a pullet....
     
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  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    Pullet
     
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  7. sealer39

    sealer39 Songster

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    Pullet also
     
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  8. Jdorsey

    Jdorsey In the Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! Fingers crossed you all are right. We were pretty concerned about the tail but it doesn’t sound like that’s a factor?
     
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  9. Folly's place

    Folly's place Crossing the Road

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    I also think pullet. SS cockerels usually have more white on their breast at this age, and a bigger comb.
    Love the SS hens!
    Mary
     
  10. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I'm thinking she's 100% pullet :)
     
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