Blue Australorps - boy or girl ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CluckyChook, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. CluckyChook

    CluckyChook Out Of The Brooder

    I am torn on this one, they are all the same age, approx12/13 weeks. I have an obvious rooster, in the 1st photo he's in front with is head down (not great photo) - 3rd photo is the pullet but the one in the middle is undecided, please take a educated ques ? It has the darker feathers of a roo but hasn't developed 'an attitude' or the wattles to match.
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that it's a pullet.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me. Beautiful birds!
     
  4. CluckyChook

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    Thanks for your input :) my hope is that 'she' is a pullet as I'm impressed with her colour, she's even all over and nice sharp edging.
     
  5. CluckyChook

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    Thanks, my first time with Australorps :)
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking they all look like pullets. Granted, I can't see the comb of the one you're calling male all that well, but it's nowhere near what I'd expect from a male of this age.
     
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  7. CluckyChook

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    Really. Thanks that makes me even happier, these are my first Austalorps so I am making comparisons with other breeds I have. The one I 'think' is a male is the biggest, bossiest, loudest and meanest with the biggest comb and red wattles. You've got me thinking thou, if it was a 'he' I would probably be expecting some crowing practice by now also. Hopefully I just have a big bossy pullet. Thanks for you positive feedback, I will let you know in 2/3 months time when I either get an egg or mounting :)
     
  8. Michael OShay

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    I agree. :eek:)
     

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