15 Week Old Chicken....Pullet or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by briter30, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. briter30

    briter30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new at this! Is this chicken a Pullet or Rooster? Here are some facts about the chicken: 15 weeks old Rhode Island Red mix.
    So far: Why I think it could be hen: Not very large waffle or comb for 15 weeks old, not crowing yet, not showing signs of Rooster behavior (protecting, mating), no tall stance
    Why i think it could be a rooster: Color of waffle and comb, some shiny feathers
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  2. Reyvaughn

    Reyvaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
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  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like a cockeral to me.
     
  4. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say it's a cockerel too. By the way, you called the wattles "waffles" post. [​IMG]
     
  5. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Rooster
     
  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say rooster as well.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    There is not a shred of doubt. That is a male--shiny saddle feathers hanging over the side are never seen on a hen.
     
  8. briter30

    briter30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too funny, Zaxby's 2...Like I said, I am new to this! LOL Nothing like adding a little food to the chicken! YUM YUM! Sorry everyone...wattle..not waffle! hehe!
     
  9. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thick stick-like legs = roo [​IMG]
     

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