Are they pullets

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by homestead 101, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I have three pullets please tell me I do.[​IMG]
     
  2. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old? Can you post more pics? Different angles?
     
  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    It's a little difficult to tell from these pictures. Especially without knowing the ages of your birds. I would suggest taking some good, clear profile shots, and then posting on the "What Breed or Gender Is This?" section of the forum.
     
  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Agreed with BJ. But, given the one pic you've provided, their barring leads me to think they are all pullets. Age and individual profile shots would be most helpful.
     
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  5. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree with everyone else
     
  6. KyloRenChicken7

    KyloRenChicken7 Just Hatched

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    I have heard that if the 'saddle feathers' (feathers that are around the tail and go down the side but not actually the tail... I'm sorry I can't describe them well!!) are rounded then they are female. When I accidentally got two roosters I found this was true as they had pointed saddle feathers and sure enough they started crowing! And my three females now all have round saddle feathers. As far as I know this is true for most if not all breeds
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    These won't show until birds are about 3-4-5 months old tho.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Pullets
     
  9. SIERRAS MOM

    SIERRAS MOM Out Of The Brooder

    Look like Pullets right now....No sign of any pointed shiney saddle feathers on their backs that will be the 1st sign if they are roosters are the long draping feathers and shiney pointed feathers accross their shoulders...[​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullets
     

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