What Sex Are My Leghorns

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by countrygirl911, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Songster

    Jun 17, 2010
    Hi i have 2 leghorns the first i have ever owned in the pics below they are 7 weeks 3 days they have bigger combs than the rest there age and they do not have any waddles at all and the combs are very pale and almost white i will try to post some better pics tomorrow they were very fast and all pictures come out blurry now they are 10 weeks 4 days old. Are they roos or can they actually be pullets. I bought them from mypetchickens and i ordered all 8 pullets. I hope they are pullets. Hope someone can help. I will post more pics tomorrow if possiable.






  2. BeardedLadyFarm

    BeardedLadyFarm Songster

    May 31, 2009
    Cobleskill NY
    I think pullets. They'd be bigger and redder on the boys.

    Leghorns do have bigger combs, and will always have bigger combs than other breeds. Even the girls!
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

    Oct 7, 2010
    Central, Illinois
    i agree with pullets
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I'm thinking girls also. White leghorns have huge combs, look at some pics of mature hens, they're combs are bigger than roos of other breeds. I think if they were boys they'd be redder already, plus they have slender legs and just look girly to me.
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    They are pullets. At this age, cockerels would have more well developed combs.
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Both Pullets.
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Agreed, female

    By 7 weeks boys stand out like a sore thumb.
  8. mgw

    mgw Songster

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Girl s 99% sure

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