Help with gender please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nova022, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are a few pictures of my 7 week old BR pullet (?), or so I hope My DH is so sure it is a cockrel he calls her Spike. Please help us figure it out
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  2. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are a few closer shots of the head.
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  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    That is a BR pullet. Cockerals will have more white than dark feathering. :thumbsup
     
  4. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I am happy to hear that. I have been looking at the posts trying to pick up on ways to tell the difference, but I think it will take practice and time.
     
  5. kitchenchick

    kitchenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet. Roos barring is more defined. Pullets will look a bit more muddy.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet. In a few months you can serve your honey Spike eggs lol.
     
  7. SkylaSilkie

    SkylaSilkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet! But be careful,they are a bit aggressive,even for a hen.
     
  8. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that is why my DH thought she was a roo. She was born with attitude and was the dominate chick for about six weeks until she lost out to our White Rock, HenRetta.
     
  9. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha Ha, I told him what everyone said, so he is calling her Mrs. Spike.
     

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