Could I be a pullet and not a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ging3rhoffman, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    We ordered a dozen white rocks for meat birds and this one sees a little different to me. Maybe its my imagination. Its tail isnt as high as the others, nor does it have as much of a comb as the others do. I could use her as a laying hen if she is a hen. He/she is 6 weeks old. Any idea?[​IMG][​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2009
  2. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm not familiar with the breed, but that certainly looks like it could be a pullet.
  3. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Hoquiam, WA
    I would say a pullet. By 6 weeks you should be able to see reddish pink wattles and the comb would be a lot redder in color and bigger.
    Cute little girl though!
  4. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    She says pleassssseeee let me be a pullet! I don't want to be a meat bird!
  5. BCMominMD

    BCMominMD Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Southern Md
    She looks just like my white rock pullett that is five weeks old - fluffy and pale comb.

    Funny thing - I got two white rock chicks (and some others) for eggs and the other one is distinctly different. No feathering on the back yet & redder comb and wattles - yup! I think I have the opposite situation; white rock pullet that is going to be a roo!

    He will be the only one. Hope he is mannerly!
  6. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    She looks like a pullet to me too.
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Looks identical to my white rock hen.

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