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post #11 of 15
Look like 4 pullets, purely based on the lack of male barring. A cockerel would be showing wider white bars, where these 4 are all showing consistent coloring lacking the double barring. Also, at 9 weeks, a cockerel would be showing prominent wattles too and possibly roo feathering.

Lack of all the roo markers, I would say you have 4 lovely pullets smile.png
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post #12 of 15

Sorry for the confusion, Yes, I meant here are their pictures at 59 days  They are now older and both are laying eggs, i.e. both pullets.  I will be better about separating the age at picture and that they're now older and absolutely pullets.

18 layers of various breeds and 8 'tweenager' chicks... and 4 little F2 Super Blues that just hatched.

 

RIP Gus, our beautiful Super Blue rooster.  May you live on through your beautiful chicks!

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18 layers of various breeds and 8 'tweenager' chicks... and 4 little F2 Super Blues that just hatched.

 

RIP Gus, our beautiful Super Blue rooster.  May you live on through your beautiful chicks!

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post #13 of 15
Thread Starter 
Thank you all, for all the replies! I hope "suspicious" chicken is pullet - it's my favorite! Here are some better photos I took today, trying to get clos e up, also tail.



post #14 of 15
Red comb is looking roo-ey to me lol ,cockerel I mean smile.png hope all are pullets
post #15 of 15
Thread Starter 
Hopefully just a "roo-ey" looking pullet! But I think you're probably right... Thank you
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