HELP....Pullets or Roos ???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tabitha345, May 23, 2019.

  1. Tabitha345

    Tabitha345 In the Brooder

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    I took these 3 little ones in from a kindergarten school project, I was told they are leghorns. My question is what sex are they?? Thank You!!!
     
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  2. Evelyn Walker

    Evelyn Walker Chirping

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    How old? The one in the top picture looks like a cockerel.
     
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  3. Tabitha345

    Tabitha345 In the Brooder

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    I believe they are 3-4 weeks old.
     
  4. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    I'd give them a couple more weeks but at least the first one appears to be male
     
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  5. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    I believe blue-dot and red-dot are cockerels, and strongly leaning toward pullet for the black-dot. I'm on the fence with red-dot as I don't have a good look at wattle area, but I think I see a hint of wattles coming in. Notice: comb pink on blue-dot... not so on other two. Notice: tail down, almost no look of feathers on butt on blue-dot, not so with other two, but feather structure with red-dot and black-dot on tail area different. Black-dot has very round, evenly sized tail feathers. Red-dot seems whispy, not so well defined. Notice: Really sturdy looking, fat legs on blue-dot, very slender legs on black-dot, and red-dot is somewhere in the middle. Notice: Overall feathering, black-dot is almost fully feathered out, while blue-dot and red-dot still have large bare patches at the top of their wings by their spinal cord. It's too early to be absolutely certain, but this is my best guess and the reasons why.
     
  6. Tabitha345

    Tabitha345 In the Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  7. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I believe the first and last are probably cockerels, but it really is a little early to tell. Maybe post more pics in a couple of weeks when they're a little older. :)
     
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  8. Tabitha345

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    Thank you, this is my first time getting chicks so young and getting them from
    Someone that can’t sex them, I did my research and took my best guess sexing them by the feathers, the lady said they were all hatched different days within the week or so.
     
  9. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    May the odds be ever in your favor
     
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    Thank you!
     

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