Can you tell what Breed AND gender this is or are they too young?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by New Momma, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. New Momma

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    [​IMG] We dont know what breed our red pullets are and this one in particular is starting to act like a rooster any thoughts?
     
  2. teamcarp33

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    I don't see anything boyish but a total amateur
     
  3. New Momma

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    Sorry?
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

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    What is the age? 3 weeks or so? Maybe 4 weeks?

    Nothing boyish yet...just watch the comb. Males in most breeds will get larger combs that go red a lot faster than the females do.

    It looks like it could be a White Leghorn or possibly a White Rock (if the earlobe goes red). Too much white coming in for a Production Red or Red Sexlink (unless it is a male Red Sexlink).

    Typically in those breeds, the males get big red combs early.

    Don't worry about some snotty behavior. The top females will do that too. I find the comb a much better indicator.

    Lady of McCamley
     
  5. New Momma

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    Thank you! We dont want a rooster this year We are new to chickens and want to get to know the hens first!
     
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    Also We think they are 3 weeks
     

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