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HELP!! is this a cockerel or a pullett?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by utefan_42, May 4, 2009.

  1. utefan_42

    utefan_42 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, first time chicken owner. We bought "pullets" from a feed store here in Salt Lake, and I am a little worried that we may have gotten a couple cockerels. I know that sexing isn't an exact science, and that even though they listed them as pullets that there is a chance that some are roosters, but still.... Living in the middle of the city I can't have any roosters, so I would like to know sooner rather than later.
    here are some pics of 1 of the questionable ones, and there is another just like it. They are RIR if that helps. If any one thinks that they are roosters. let me know. Thanks.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Homesteading_Bound

    Homesteading_Bound Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well...I would say yes... Roo's
     
  3. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Those look like my girls did, however we are also in the city, and have a strict "if it crows, it goes" rule.
     
  4. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Both roos.
     
  5. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullets [​IMG]
     
  6. undermywings

    undermywings chicken chaser

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    how old are they?
     
  7. Homesteading_Bound

    Homesteading_Bound Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That could make this muddy water a bit clearer
     
  8. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Roosters
     
  9. utefan_42

    utefan_42 Out Of The Brooder

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    as near as i can tell they are about 8-9 weeks old.
     

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