Dominique; HELP! Is it pullet or roo?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by caseyleah, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. caseyleah

    caseyleah Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, so I've been really back and forth with this bird! [​IMG] It has the black wash down the front of the legs like what I thought only females had but its coloring seems lighter like a males. Can anybody help me please! This little one was born on May 14, 2010 so it's just now 4 weeks old. Here are the pics of it today (6/12/10):

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    And here is another one from a slightly different angle, these little ones are hard to get clear pics of!!!

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    I need LOTS of opinions so bring 'em on guys!!! Thanks SOOOO much!!!
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  2. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    I am going to chime in and say roo. Lots of color on that face. I sure hope that I am wrong. I also know that lighter is a roo.
     
  3. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    IF you have more than one it is really easy to tell. Just put them together and all the boys are way lighter than the girls. I'm also gonna vote roo on this one.
     
  4. caseyleah

    caseyleah Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats what I was thinking too, but the darkness on the front of the legs is throwing me off.
     
  5. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    I say roo also
     
  6. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeahhh, I think roo. Too darned bright comb this early
     
  7. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    Cockerel! And a cute one at that. [​IMG]
     
  8. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    I believe roos are usually lighter than pullets so I would say roo.
     
  9. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    it's a boy. I've found that the barring is a much stronger clue to sex than the leg color, everyonce in a while you'll get a wild card that doesn't go with the flow. But with the amount of red already showing on his comb I'm 100% with the roo vote.
     

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