Hen or Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by coop2cupcakes, Dec 14, 2014.

  1. coop2cupcakes

    coop2cupcakes Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a Rhode Island Red who was born September 19th 2014 and a Silver Laced Wyandotte who was born September 26th 2014 and are not to sure about the sex of the Rhode Island Red. We have done some research on how to know the sex but are still unsure. [​IMG]
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They both look like pullets to me.
     
  3. coop2cupcakes

    coop2cupcakes Out Of The Brooder

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    Could you give me some feedback on what led you to know they are both pullets so I have a better understanding of how to tell?
    Please and thank you!
     
  4. The Colonel

    The Colonel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a little iffy for me on the RIR, the neck feathers seem pointy to me, can you post a pic of the full bird?
     
  5. coop2cupcakes

    coop2cupcakes Out Of The Brooder

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  6. The Colonel

    The Colonel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet, sorry for the confusion.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a pullet. You should get lots of eggs from her. :eek:)
     
  8. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say pullet
    Why?Because,pullet have dark red combs and dark yellowish legs(not akways)
    But,im sticking with a pullet.Looks like if it was roo crow or show signs
    of mating.Ive had young roos.He does have a few roo likes.
    Kinda leaning every which away.Ive had pullets do and act exactly
    like roos.Id wait it out.

    The Wyandotte seems to be pullet.Update us more pease.

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  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet.
     
  10. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet - the comb and wattles haven't developed much and they are pink, not bright red like they would be on a cockerel at that age. Males should have pointy saddle and hackle feathers, whereas those feathers on a female are more rounded. By this age on a male, you'd probably also start seeing some sickle feathers (those long curvy tail feathers that are often iridescent, depending on breed).
     

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