Am I a rooster or pullet

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

  1. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    I am an EE but still can't tell if its a rooster or pullet? It's 9 weeks old and other than tail up and a little larger comb than other EE's the same age No signs of crowing. Help me decide.
     
  2. violetsky

    violetsky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster because of the big patches of color.
     
  3. stellacat

    stellacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, it looks like a pullet. ( roundish neck feathers, not really any sickles, and a small comb)
     
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  4. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
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    I think its a roo, I have a pullet same age and color.
     
  5. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Lititz
    Looks like a pullet to me, too. Can you get a closeup of the rump section, and the neck section, and not of the whole bird?
     
  6. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    They are a little grainy as I was zoomed in. Do these help.

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  7. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Lititz
    Uh----now I still say roo. Sorry, hope I'm wrong [​IMG]
     
  8. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Thats a cockeral
     
  9. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I seem to find that every time you have to ask... its a boy... LOL.

    I hope he can still find a good home with you. I"m struggling myself, with 2 young roos, and feeling guilty about thinking of getting rid of either one of them.... but I have a small flock of 8 hens, so it may end up being an issue! Sigh!! I wish the boys didn't have to fight! I can live with the noise, but not the beatings. I HATE seeing anybody injured, I just want harmony out there! There are enough predators for the two of them to be a great team, and protect the flock, but I know how boys are....
     
  10. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    If it is a roo I have a very good friend that going to take it. I will also be giving her a few barred rocks so I have the right amount for my coop and run area.
     

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