First time chicken owner- rooster or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kittykatchick, May 7, 2016.

  1. kittykatchick

    kittykatchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Very eager to find out if my chickens are all pullets. Not allowed to own a rooster where I live. They are currently between 3-4 weeks old. I realize they may be too young to tell, but thought others may know best. Thanks for any help you can give!

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    Easter Egger/Ameraucana (not sure)

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    Gold Laced Wyandotte

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    Any help or advise would be much appreciated! Thanks!
    -Kaitlyn
     
  2. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post more photos in about 2 weeks. Right now though, I don't see any obvious cockerels.
     
  3. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And welcome to BYC! Great choices of chicks by the way. Those were the breeds I started out with too. I have mostly wyandottes now though. :)
     
  4. kittykatchick

    kittykatchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your help! OKAY. Two weeks later update!


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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    So they're 5-6 weeks now? I'm thinking all pullets [​IMG]
     
  6. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2 and very nice looking birds, too :)
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Agreed, you have lovely pullets :)
     
  8. kittykatchick

    kittykatchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all so much! I sure hope you guys are right [​IMG]
     
  9. kittykatchick

    kittykatchick Out Of The Brooder

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    (approx. 6-7 weeks)
    So the fact that the combs and wattles are developing further and changing color now, doesn't necessarily mean they're roosters?
     
  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    No, as long as they aren't big and red they can still be pullets.
     

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