Are my EE's both pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kjbecker1, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. kjbecker1

    kjbecker1 Out Of The Brooder

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    These two EE's are both straight run chicks can somebody tell if they will both be pullets? they are 4 weeks old i hope there both pullets. Jason
    this is bird #1
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  2. TinyLittleFarm

    TinyLittleFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hardly an expert, but I think they look girly. Very cute!
     
  3. BirdNut

    BirdNut Overrun With Chickens

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    They both look to be Pullets, but keep watch on the first one. From my experience with Cockerels, and I have a lot, because I always buy straight-run; Cockerels always feather out the slowest. The first one has a broader chest, a larger figure, and lacks any feather development on the back and tail. The other has more feathering and seems more well-rounded in build.
     
  4. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look like pullets to me also, but I'd keep an eye on chick #1, like another poster suggested.
     
  5. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you positive they are 4 weeks? I'm posting pics of 2 of my EE pullets at 3 weeks and they are much bigger than the ones you have, and at 4 weeks they were fully feathered in, but one looks very similar to your first one.

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    Pochahontas is on the bottom of the pecking order but she feathered in the fastest of the bunch.
     
  6. 4reds

    4reds Out Of The Brooder

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    They look like pullets to me. 4 weeks old they look small. We have 5 pullets and they are 2 weeks old and not half the size of the others.
     

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