This EE is a cockerel, right?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Arztwolf, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Little Puffin is just a little over 5 weeks and I'm beginning to think its a "he". What say you?

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    You can barely make them out, but I think he has sickle feathers. The pics are kind of bad due to Puffin's fear of the camera; I had to sneak pics with my phone.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I think he's a he!
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cockerel
     
  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    My EE that turned out to be a boy, I could tell his neck feathers were looking longer at first. But then that long tail feather came in.

    For yours, although I have a very hard time seeing pics (not just yours), that does look like a good sized pea comb. So definitely suspecting boy.

    Also, those look like nice thick legs as well. Another indicator.
     
  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cockerel.

    ~Alex
     
  6. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, the legs were one of the things that made me think he was a boy. That, plus the tail feathers and the fact he is trying to exert dominance over every thing in the pen with him. Including a much older BO pullet that just gives him a "Get lost, twerp!" look.[​IMG]
     
  7. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Oh ya, picking fights is usually a sign as well.

    Funny BO [​IMG] It took me a while to quit thinking..... "whhhhaaaaat?!", every time somebody's post started out with... "My BO"..... And I thought dang, isn't that personal???! [​IMG]
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cockerel.

    too young for sex feathers, but the amount of redness and plumpness to the comb for this young age say male. So does the red patches on the wings.
     
  9. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Pretty sure this is the one you were enabling to bread with the SF! [​IMG]
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, they would make cute silver bearded babies [​IMG]
     

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