Boys or Girls? (Picture Heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CaliBlueChicken, May 11, 2010.

  1. CaliBlueChicken

    CaliBlueChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    Here are pictures of our 10 week old Australorps. They weree guaranteed to be pullets, but I have a feeling that one is a cockerel because the comb and waddle are bigger and redder... but maybe some australorp pullets have that? I hope it isn't but if anyone can tell please let me know. I cannot tell them apart otherwise so we have named them as a group... "The Olives" haha. I will number them. Thanks in advance.


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  2. chick1150

    chick1150 Out Of The Brooder

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    I' m new at this but the first looks like a roo and the rest look like hens.
     
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  3. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are all pullets! [​IMG]
     
  4. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree
     
  5. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By 10 weeks a roo would have a bigger comb, I think the first one is a pullet.
     
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    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

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  7. CaliBlueChicken

    CaliBlueChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the help so far everyone... so the tally is 2 think the first is a pullet, and 3 think the first is a roo.... that is pretty close. Thank you for the link to the roo barred-rocks-rock. Hmmm... I am still a bit on the fence [​IMG] Silly chickens!
     
  8. ggrap

    ggrap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have BA's that are exactly 10 weeks old, and none of them look like that. He is a roo for sure. Most of the time the guarantee is about 98% accurate.

    Males have more angular heads, pointier hackle and sickle feathers, and stand more upright. So, some other things for you to look for.

    Regards, Gina
     
  9. CaliBlueChicken

    CaliBlueChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Gina [​IMG]
     

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