13 week old Speckled Sussex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by poodlepill, May 14, 2011.

  1. poodlepill

    poodlepill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 13 week olds and every day I sway back and fourth about gender.......these are tricky little boogers with red-ish faces. My Welsummer pullets are the same age and already have more wattles than these SS. But I just have a feeling there are some roo's in the bunch

    I'm thinking this is a pullet? no wattles and pullet body type?
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    just look at that red face but no wattles
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    Two different tails and red face
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  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like all pullets. Red face means laying soon.

    . Not so sure about last one and they still have a few weeks before laying.
     
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  3. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    pullets
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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  5. poodlepill

    poodlepill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, thanks guys.

    I was really stumped by the red faces as they are only 13 weeks old, I dont expect eggs for another 5 weeks or so. Are they pullets becasue they have no real visible wattles at 13 weeks old?
     
  6. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
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    I don't believe they will be laying soon, all pullets have somewhat red comb and wattles. I can best tell that they are pullets because of there feathers and comb.
     
  7. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats one pretty chickie !! [​IMG]
     
  8. poodlepill

    poodlepill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you, curious wich one?

    BTW I love your avatar so funny....comb!!
     
  9. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seven straight run SS. So, I'm not sure what they are going to end up as. They all look exactly the same at three weeks old. Yellow tiny combs. But they're SR.
     
  10. poodlepill

    poodlepill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yea mine are 13 weeks old and so far no real visible wattles.
     

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