Any chance these are hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ldawntaylor, May 2, 2016.

  1. ldawntaylor

    ldawntaylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm just wondering how early the typical pullet (RIR/Production Red) starts to get medium pink or darker comb and wattles.

    My three are only about 5 1/2 weeks. The pictures were taken today.

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    Each picture is of a different bird. Also at about the same distance from the camera.

    Thanks for the input.
     
  2. Donnigan

    Donnigan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like roosters but maybe not. What breed are they?
     
  3. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She said they were typical pullet (RIR/Production Red)
     
  4. LRH97

    LRH97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd bet on both being roos. [​IMG]
     
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  5. ldawntaylor

    ldawntaylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the input. I am trying to get current pictures of posture and stuff like that. But, that may take a few days.
     
  6. essaylichicks

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    Those R huge for only being 5 and a half
     
  7. ldawntaylor

    ldawntaylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's an update on my three "Cherry Egger pullets".

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    A close up or two.

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    Each of these pictures is of a different bird.
     
  8. ChickenChaser9

    ChickenChaser9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow look at those majestic combs and wattles. Looks strongly like young men to me.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerals, my PRs did not get combs like that until after 18 wks.
     

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