15 wk BO I want to say pullet but her comb is growing... a lot!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by humboldtpeeps, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. humboldtpeeps

    humboldtpeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some pics of our 15 week old BO. We have thought her to be a pullet but in the last two weeks her comb and wattles have has grown and are now triple the size of our other pullets (EE, Australorp,BR). EEEK! Please tell me she is just an early bloomer [​IMG]
    What do you think- Pullet or Roo?

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  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Kind of looks rooish to me. It's got a larger comb then my 1 yr old does by far. But I could be wrong. Good luck! I hope it's a girl and I don't see much for saddle feathers so who knows...back end look hen, comb end looks roo LOL I hope someone else can take a better guess.
     
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  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Single combs can grow a whole lot as the pullet nears point of lay. I vote pullet!
     
  4. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BO hens & pullets all have good size combs and wattles. I think its still safe to say pullet.

    Edit: and their combs/wattles are larger than my Australorps too.
     
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  5. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    BOs are easy to sex and yours is a prittttttty girl [​IMG]
     
  6. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks just like my BO pullet. Their comb gets larger and redder around the time they start laying. I think you would see saddle and hackle feathers by 15 weeks old and your BO definitely doesn't have those.
     
  7. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet! [​IMG]
     
  8. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say girl too [​IMG]
     
  9. AUChick9202

    AUChick9202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girl [​IMG]
     

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