Thought this was a pullet, but am I wrong? *NEW PICTURES ON THIRD PAGE*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by K-12 Chickens, Sep 27, 2012.

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  1. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my (about 13 weeks) Cherry Eggers has looked just like a pullet for the longest time, but now, she has suddenly sprouted this large, red comb and wattles. Everything about her speaks hen to me except for her friendly attitude and large comb/wattles.
    What do you think?
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  2. pemphredo

    pemphredo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does she have any pointy hackle or saddle feathers?
     
  3. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not that I can see (yet). I'll get some pictures up of those areas soon.
     
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  4. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More pics:
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  5. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the feet are quite yellow, but everything else looks like a pullet
     
  6. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    looks like a hen
    she might be getting ready to lay soon.
     
  7. sevenbabychicks

    sevenbabychicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could we see a full body shot? A agree with the above poster, it does look like a hen at point of lay...but at 13 weeks?? If it does start laying soon, then you should totally use her to develop an early-laying strain! You'd make a fortune!

    Well, maybe not a fortune, but a few bucks at least [​IMG]
     
  8. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Point of lay is not until around 18 weeks (though there may be ones who lay earlier). Maybe she's just maturing faster than the others? I'll get a full body picture soon.
     
  9. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's some full body pictures:
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  10. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those pics look like a pullet
     

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