Breed and Gender of Tsc. mystery chick.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenlady29, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. Chickenlady29

    Chickenlady29 Out Of The Brooder

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    A week ago I bought 6 pullets from tsc. Tsc said they were unsure of the breed but knew they were pullets. My question is one of them is feathering in a lot slower than the rest And I have heard in the past that means rooster? They remind me of my comets when they were that age but I am not 100%sure since I have only owned comets. They are all supposed to be the same age I've had them a week and tractor supply said they were a week old when we got them. That would put them at two weeks. I added some pictures. Of the one in question and the others any info on breed or gender appreciated.[​IMG]
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  2. Chickenlady29

    Chickenlady29 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me if this one could possibly be.a.roo?
     
  3. woodsia

    woodsia Out Of The Brooder

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    Those do look like rooish wing feathers...
     
  4. Rocky64

    Rocky64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sex-link roosters do take longer to feather out than sex-link hens, so you might have a rooster.
     
  5. bethtista

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    the thing that sucks most about this is that you really just have to wait until they are older to find out for sure :( mine are 4 weeks old and its looking like alot of my pullets are roos!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

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    I'm thinking pullet (because of the coloring). Wing feathers are not the most accurate way to sex chicks.
     
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