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Barnevelder - roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pestenz, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. pestenz

    pestenz In the Brooder

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    Hello

    I have 12 week old Barnevelders (two of them left).
    One is obviously a rooster.
    The other one i'm unsure about...

    The one i'm unsure about, is
    *smaller
    *thinner and darker legs
    *comb and face not nearly as red as the rooster.
    *no saddle feathers.

    But i'm wondering if the comb and redness is just a bit too red to be a pullet aged 12 weeks??

    Thoughts?
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  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Songster

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    Pullet
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    It's normal for a pullet to start getting a bit pink in the comb after 12 weeks old. Her comb will likely be fully red by 16 weeks, and laying will begin at about 20 weeks, which is all perfectly normal.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    plus she is a real cutie pie
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Pullet :eek:)
     
  7. pestenz

    pestenz In the Brooder

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    oooh sounds unanimous then...!
    Exciting!
     

  8. Farmgirl0422

    Farmgirl0422 Chirping

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    I would say pullet
     

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