Gender?? - Speckled Sussex 12 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HarrisonCreek, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. HarrisonCreek

    HarrisonCreek Chirping

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    I'm really worried that out of 24 eggs, and 9 surviving chooks (first time hatch), that we might only have 3 hens.

    Only one Speckled Sussex made it, and these are out first chickens, so really hard to compare.

    Here's mine at 11 weeks (1st photo) and 12 weeks (the rest). Pullet or Roo?

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  2. dan26552

    dan26552 Free Ranging

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    Looks like pullet to me
     
  3. backyardflock1

    backyardflock1 Songster

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    I agree, looks like a pullet. Of course you can tell the gender much more accurate at its older age. :)
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I'm thinking pullet for now, but I'm not 100% sure.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    coloring and shape looks feminine, but that's an awful lot of comb for a pullet of that age. I'm leaning pullet, but no where near positive.
     
  6. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Songster

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    Thats what i was thinking also
     
  7. The Colonel

    The Colonel Songster

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    X3
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I'm thinking pullet.
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    That's 100% pullet. Looks just like mine
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Definitely a pullet. :eek:)
     

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