Did I get all pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lingbot, May 1, 2008.

  1. lingbot

    lingbot Out Of The Brooder

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    First time chicken owner and am really hoping that I have all pullets. I think I do but wanted some confirmation.

    2 RIR around 4 weeks old. I think the buff orpington is 5 weeks old.

    Rhode island red #1
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    Buff Orpington
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    Rhode Island Red #2
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    thanks so much!
     
  2. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    [​IMG] no pics
     
  3. lingbot

    lingbot Out Of The Brooder

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    Oops did that wrong

    Try #2

    Rhode island red #1
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    Buff Orpington
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    Rhode island red #2
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    hopefully these images aren't too big
     
  4. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    I'm inclined to say they're all girls... but I've been known to be wrong before! [​IMG]
     
  5. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    They do look all girly! Yeah!!
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    With such fuzzy heads, I'm inclined to say the two rir's are closer to 3 weeks old. They all look girly now, but especially BO's can be slower to mature than production strains. I wouldn't hedge my bets till they are 5-6 weeks old.
     
  7. lingbot

    lingbot Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool, thanks for the info. Will be watching them carefully [​IMG] By the way, I've had the RIR's for about 3.5 weeks now - picked them up from the feed store so I guess they are a little slow to develop.
     

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