BA Pullets or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jt673, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. jt673

    jt673 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello All, Our chicks are right about 7 weeks or so now. Going clockwise, which look like roos and pullets? It seems we may have a few roos, but I am hopeful for more pullets. Thanks for your help!!

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    They move alot, hopefully these are good pics to be able to tell. They also seem to be going through 'puberty' Their heads are suddenly blotchy this week. More feathers are starting to replace their down feathers.

    Thanks again
     
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  2. Happy Chooks

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    4 cockerals and 3 pullets. Cockerals in the last picture starting with the one in the back with it's head down and the 3 clockwise of him. The other 3 in the front are pullets.
     
  3. PetRock

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    Quote:I'm not that experienced with sexing chicks but agree with Happy Chooks. Here is a pic of our BA at around 8 weeks of age. You can see that she had the smallest of combs.

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  4. jt673

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    Quote:I'm not that experienced with sexing chicks but agree with Happy Chooks. Here is a pic of our BA at around 8 weeks of age. You can see that she had the smallest of combs.

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    Oh My...! That is what I was afraid of...that we had more roos than pullets. I was hoping that we had early maturing pullets.

    Thank you Happy Chooks and PetRock for replying! I had them out yesterday and several of them were bumping chests and flaring the feathers behind their necks. It seemed to early for Rooster Play, but they are at it already. Of course, this would be confirmed after we have gotten attached to them! Thanks again

    Cute pullet, BTW!
     
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