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white leghorn gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MistyMountain, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. MistyMountain

    MistyMountain Songster 5 Years

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    6-1/2 weeks old. Any guesses? Do you need another to compare to?[​IMG]
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Leghorns can be confusing because the females can grow such large combs early. I'm guessing pullet, but a body shot including legs would help. I'm basing this on the lack of color in the comb, but I'm far from positive. Leg thickness would help, too.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm guessing cockerel. Leghorns do grow quicker than other birds, and develop larger combs at an early age, but that is a lot of comb for a six week old. Still, "it" could still be female. Post some more photos in a few weeks.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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  6. MistyMountain

    MistyMountain Songster 5 Years

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    And the bottom one is another same age for comparison.
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