BR, BA, BO... What gender?! Please help!!! *PIC HEAVY*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FRlEDeggs, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I've got 3 chicks that are 5 weeks old . I was wondering what gender they are, as we can't keep roosters here [​IMG] They were all supposed to be pullets, but what do you think? They all have smal-medium yellowish combs with a TINY TINY bit of pink at the base

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    Holiday, the Buff Orpington

    Holiday is a cute buff orpington, she's friendly and doesn't mind being held
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    She doesn't show much roosterness

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    Pepper, the Barred Rock (or cuckoo Maran)
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    Pepper is shy and quiet

    The lady at the feed store told us that she could be either a BR or a CM
    What worries me about her is that she has small, grey waddles.
    But, she does have the darker coloring and she has a dark wash on her feet
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    Ruby, the Black Australorp
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    Ruby hates being held and she has a funny squawk whenever we try to pick her up

    She has a long tail, is this normal?
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    thank you so much for your help!
     
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  2. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All look like pullets to me. I have had BO's and BR's and they are dead ringers for pullets. BA looks like a pullet to me too.
     
  3. Yardbirds286

    Yardbirds286 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say pullets. The BR for sure!!
     
  4. burquechick

    burquechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullets
     
  5. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! This is what I'm wanting to hear! *is so relieved* [​IMG]
     
  6. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't it just a little odd though for a 5 week old chick to have waddles? [​IMG]
     
  7. burquechick

    burquechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some females just have larger wattles than others.
     
  8. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess you're right [​IMG]
     
  9. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any more input?
    So far,
    Pullets: 3
    Cockerels: 0 [​IMG]
     
  10. FRlEDeggs

    FRlEDeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please?
     

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