GLW Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jheem13, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. Jheem13

    Jheem13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Out of 3 GLW chicks (4-5 weeks old), 2 are larger and much cleaner feathering (typical lacing of a hen) they also have dark colored comb areas with no sign of the comb protruding yet. The 3rd however is pretty much the opposite of the other 2


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    All three, Back is definitely a pullet, right one is the chick in question in the top pictures. Left one I think is pullet?

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    Last edited: Mar 22, 2013
  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    So far those all look like pullets [​IMG]
     
  3. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2. Look very similar to mine at about four weeks

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  4. robandglenda

    robandglenda Out Of The Brooder

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    I read somewhere a wee while back on sexing chickens and I laughed when I read this. Hold their feet and let them hang upside down if they just hang there they are pullets the roosters will try to get back upright. I have tried this a number of times and it has been very affective for me
     
  5. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    Look Like roosters to me. Do the chicks have combs?
     
  6. BorderBrigade

    BorderBrigade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all are pullets. My BLRW that are six weeks old the two Roos had Red combs and wattles pretty pronounced by that age. The pullets combs turned a brownish color and still don't have wattles to speak of yet. Plus the tails are fairly short. They could surprise you but looks pretty solid.
     
  7. Jheem13

    Jheem13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Look Like roosters to me. Do the chicks have combs?

     
    The one in the first 2 pictures is the only one that has a noticeable bulge in the comb. Also has a pinker/redder comb whereas the other 2 have no protruding combs and the comb area is like black in color.
     
  8. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pullets
     
  9. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

     
  10. Jheem13

    Jheem13 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is that sane questionable chick. See the comb and the "cape" look it has. It is also much more gangly than the other 2
     

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