HELP please think I have 2 roos instead of 3 pullets *edited pics*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Biddylover, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. Biddylover

    Biddylover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told they are Rhode Island Reds/White Leg horns mix, two are 21 wks one is 19 wks, my what looks like a hen has a nice rounded bum no saddle feathers and no fancy feathers coming off tail.

    The one in the middle is 19 weeks old
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    another shot this is the 21 week old round bum with next to a 19 wk old with a feathery bum
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    two feathery bums
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    Entire pic of round bum
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    *was just outside looking at the three and the two pictured above are getting longer saddle feathers... does this breed male and female get them. my neighbor keeps tellnig me they are all hens but my one that I think is a hen has NO SADDLE FEATHERS and her bum is completely round.* advice soooo welcomed:)
     
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  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    To me they both look like pullets. [​IMG]

    I do not see any pointy saddle feathers. [​IMG]
     
  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last one is a pullet, but the first 3 shots are roos, sorry.

    They are very pretty, what I wouldn't do to be able to keep a rooster. [​IMG]
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    They both look like pullets to me.
     
  5. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

    Jul 11, 2008
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    I would say, pullets~
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    At 21 weeks I'd say they're pullets. RIR roos at that age would have much larger combs and saddle feathers.
     
  7. blbgp

    blbgp Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Why do you think they are roos? At 21 weeks, wouldn't their combs and waddles be much bigger and redder? And they do seem to have saddle feathers, but they look quite round...?
     
  8. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Why do you think they are roos? At 21 weeks, wouldn't their combs and waddles be much bigger and redder? And they do seem to have saddle feathers, but they look quite round...?

    The hackle feathers and the sickle tail feathers.

    I might be wrong, I can really nail them in person even as chicks, lol

    ETA: I didn't see the age, I am wrong....... [​IMG] oops sorry
     
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  9. Biddylover

    Biddylover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why does the other hen look so different, I'm going outside to take pics right now, thank you for looking [​IMG]
     
  10. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
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    They both look like pullets to me also.
     

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