big enough to tell now? rooster or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by karlamaria, May 26, 2011.

  1. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Songster

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    In the pics you provided, the comb and waddles appear to look like a pullet....not screaming cockerel!

    My pullets are 12 weeks and a couple of them are more developed than the others and showing a little red on their waddles and comb.....examples:

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  2. karlamaria

    karlamaria Songster

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    Quote:I forgot when we got them , with the house remodel, all the mess and chicks, they could be younger lol, we feed them well, and giv e good treats like nuts and berrys, and grasshoppers, and veggies.
     
  3. jenesis536

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    Both girls.
     
  4. karlamaria

    karlamaria Songster

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    Quote:So there having dominance issues? Only ruses two like to squabble, nothing major, but they do fluffy up and jump on each other or peck, not often but at least once a day when I'm looking.
     
  5. karlamaria

    karlamaria Songster

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    so my birds on the first page are females? for sure?? man I hate to have to send one away. thank you all for your help, my kids and I are so grateful for this site and all you folks. [​IMG]
     
  6. Pinky

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    I'm very positive the black one is a hen [​IMG]
    Not sure on the red one [​IMG]
     
  7. ReikiStar

    ReikiStar Songster

    We have 11 week old roos....I would say yours are girls. I know crowing starts at different times for different roos, but ours have been crowing or trying to crow since they were 6 weeks old. They are powerhouse crowers now. ;o)

    If by now they haven't been stretching their necks and bodies forward with their hackles raised looking like "what do I do next?" (trying to crow) I think you're in the clear.
     
  8. karlamaria

    karlamaria Songster

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    Quote:Both are stretching there necks and jumping on each other. Like a dominance thing. Do only sime austrolorps have waddles?the other gals of the same age do not have waddles nor the red combs,theres are yellow. No red on there faces at all.
     
  9. Maximus

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