DO you see any pullets in these pictures PLEASE-update-more photos

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sonew123, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I had 5 standard black cochins hatch ad I think I got 4 out of 5 boys!! I processed one yesterday that had very prominant comb and wattles but decided to wait a few more weeks on these 3 that I think are boys! I know for a fact 1 is a girl so Im not including a photo of her-
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    what do you think? do I really have that many roos??? oh these chickies are 2 1/2 months old.

    ok heres the "girl" These photos are 20 minutes old!
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    she is smaller than the others and it looks like she is like 2 weeks growth behind the others but hatched the same day..
     
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  2. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Here's crossing my fingers that the one with the light pink/almost white comb is indeeed a hen. There is one more that doesnt look quite as dark as the others so maybe.... [​IMG]
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I do hope so! Like I said to get 4 out of 5 being roos saddened me because they were so pretty and robust! Im was hoping for at least 2/5 to be pullets-there is definately one that has lighter set of wattles and comb besides the girl that has neither
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Be careful processing too soon by just combs and wattles. I always look for saddles feather growth, thickness of legs and neck feathers also. I had a orp fool me completely til it was 4 months old just this summer. Myself and another poultry person would have sworn it was a young cockerel and we were wrong. Just a young pullet that had red comb and wattles very early. My two cents! [​IMG]

    I can't tell by your pics that's why I say patience. How old are they?
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:almost 3 months old. I stopped processing after the first one yesterday-I just had this gut feeling to hold off for another month to make sure 100%- so I did. The one I know for a fact is a pullet has no wattles at all or comb color-hardly any comb-the ones I posted are far more advanced than she is-Il grab a picture if the one girl to show you guys the differences I saw-and she is smaller than them all the way around.
     
  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I think I see 3 roosters at least. But I could be wrong. These are hard to figure!
     

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