11 week old Black Australorp...roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sonkie, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. sonkie

    sonkie New Egg

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    Looking for expert advice from you Australorp folks out there. Tried to get the best pics I could. Thanks!
     
  2. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very red and lots of comb and wattle growth for a pullet. Id say roo.

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  3. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Looks kinda like a roo to me!
     
  4. Karen09

    Karen09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, feather look more like a roo - a hens are more rounded.
     
  5. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Roodiliedoodiliedooo!
     
  6. sonkie

    sonkie New Egg

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    I was afraid of that. We can't have roosters in the city limits. My son is going to be devastated. We named this one Fergie, but I guess he is now Ferguson. I really wish we could keep him. [​IMG]
     
  7. NoSleepTillBrooklyn

    NoSleepTillBrooklyn Out Of The Brooder

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    I just had to rehome my beloved pullet-turned-cockerel. It was awful. [​IMG] I feel ya!
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  8. lillie2202

    lillie2202 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Hey I agree its a roo and also wanted to say my Aunt lives in Fort Collins I believe she lives out side the city limits. I could talk to her and see if they want a roo let me know.[​IMG]
     
  9. sonkie

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    Quote:That would be great. I hesitate to put him on Craigslist because I would like to see him go somewhere and have a life. I can't bear to eat him, plus my son is a vegetarian almost vegan, he can't even bring himself to eat the eggs that our other chickens lay!
     
  10. KansasBoy

    KansasBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a roo! Atleast he doesn't have to worry about eating this one's eggs [​IMG]
     

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