What Breed am I??? Cockerel or Pullet???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by UnionMan, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. UnionMan

    UnionMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I purchased some chicks and pullets recently and I know what most are since I purchased them as older pullets and some chicks. But the gentleman gave me a couple extra started chicks free of charge and we all know its hard to pass up free chickens. He told me that it was a Dominique but by looking at it closely I don't think it is since it has a straight comb. I am not sure on the exact age but it is smaller then the 12 week old Australorp Pullets i bought and larger then the 4-5 week old Welsummer chicks I purchased. Anyone have idea on breed and gender?

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  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Looks like a barred rock. How old are they???
     
  3. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, Barred Rock.
     
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    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, and willowbranchfarm, he said that he didn't know what age they are. They look about two months or so, I don't know. The top looks like a male, bottom a female. See the color difference?
     
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  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    it is a barred rock and i am leaning towards a cockerel
     
  6. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel too because of the combs.
     
  7. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are two of them.
     
  8. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I'm talking about both. :)
     
  9. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was talking to hdowden.
     
  10. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bottom chick is darker, but it has such a big comb! :/ The top is a cockerel though.
     

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