Are they all pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thegoodwinshens, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. thegoodwinshens

    thegoodwinshens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 golden comets and I'm thinking I may have a roo. I can get better pictures tonight but based only on coloring what do you think? They are 4 weeks old

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  2. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullets, if I am seeing it right. It looks like they all have red breast feathers.
     
  3. thegoodwinshens

    thegoodwinshens Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome I tend to get roosters a lot, we have 2 right now and I sure don't want anymore
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If they're first generation birds, from a hatchery for example, they're all pullets.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  6. thegoodwinshens

    thegoodwinshens Out Of The Brooder

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    Just following up if we still believe these to be girls? They are from a hatchery. But I'm really having my doubts
     
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  8. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still pullets, lots of brown eggs in your future!
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Rest easy, those are all ladies.

    the whole point of sex links is the sex of the bird is linked to the color of the bird, hence the name. Females are gold based, males are silver based. You see the base color of the bird on the chest and head. Your birds are gold, therefor they are female. Males would be solid silver/white, and likely getting some red patches on the wings only.
     
  10. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Overrun With Chickens

    Definitely Pullets ;) Pretty Little Girls!
     

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