Cockerel or pullet: SLW and BR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenlover❤️, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. Cockerel

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Pullet

    1 vote(s)
    100.0%
  1. chickenlover❤️

    chickenlover❤️ Chillin' With My Peeps

    79
    31
    55
    Jun 20, 2017
    Hey ya'll... I got two birds: SLW and a BR. They are about 10 weeks old. Sold as pullets by a hatchery. Do I really have the breeds they are supposed to be? Are they even pullets?. I don't have any other birds to compare to. Any help is much appreciated.
     

    Attached Files:

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

    21,594
    14,261
    716
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    They are both pullets. Your barred rock doesn't look quite right, it looks mixed, but it could just be poor hatchery breeding. The other is a SLW.
     
  3. chickenlover❤️

    chickenlover❤️ Chillin' With My Peeps

    79
    31
    55
    Jun 20, 2017
    Thanks! I thought the BR looked very different from other BR's I've seen online. Mine actually has some sorta laced feathers over the chest. They are lighter gray than rest of body feathers. I wasn't sure if she was a pullet because her face gets pretty red at times, redder than my other girls (different breeds) who are same age.
     
  4. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

    14,275
    4,498
    436
    Aug 20, 2015
    Rockingham NC
    agreed
     
    chickenlover❤️ likes this.
  5. Flufferes

    Flufferes Poke

    327
    14,959
    561
    Apr 30, 2017
    A Location
    Yup, they both look like pullets :)
     
    chickenlover❤️ likes this.
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    12,256
    4,235
    526
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    chickenlover❤️ likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by