Help! Pullet or Roo!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hannahsak, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. hannahsak

    hannahsak New Egg

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    Hi everyone,

    I have 4 chicks. They were 5 weeks old yesterday. I bought them as fertilised eggs for my broody silkie hen. The eggs were marked as: 3x Wheaton Perkins and 1x porcelain silkie feathered (not even sure what that is...!)

    I think one of the Wheaton pekins is a roo as it is much larger than the others and has much more of a red comb. I just can't tell with the others... Any guesses??

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    Thank you!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the size and redness of its comb and wattles at 5 weeks, the bird in the top pic is a cockerel. The others all appear to be pullets for now.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  4. hannahsak

    hannahsak New Egg

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    Thank you both, I guess I'll wait a couple more weeks and see how the others develop. Will share some more pics of the others when they've got a bit bigger :)
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree with Michael
     
  7. seamillbees

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    I agree with Michael
     

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