Hoping this is a Plymouth Rock Pullet, opinions please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Plucky Pullet, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Plucky Pullet

    Plucky Pullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all. This is Speckles who we are hoping is a pullet. Some of you may know from my first post that I found her wandering down the street on a pretty built up neighborhood. I have always wanted chickens and having just recently moved into a house I have a small amount of space to keep chickens. So providing this is a pullet on not a roo it would appear that my first chicken found me. Speckles does have an injured leg and she is taking CEFA drops that the vet thought would be the best Rx to combat the wound. Fingers crossed there are no broken toes.
    Anyways I am hoping that with all the experts and experienced chicken keepers out there we might be able to determine if Speckles is indeed a girl. If she is then she landed herself a home and I can start chicken shopping to build a coop and get her some friends (again opinions welcome on the where's and hows).
    Thanks for all the help!!!
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  2. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Looks kind of young but there appears to be a bit of bright read on that comb. Roo
     
  3. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kinda looks like a pullet to me. [​IMG]
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Hi, you have a PM in your inbox. [​IMG]
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    I say rooster. I see red at the wattle area as well as the comb.
     
  6. jaimslee4u

    jaimslee4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    still really young to tell, but looking at the bars I am thinking a pullet. probably won't no for sure for a few weeks.
     
  7. Plucky Pullet

    Plucky Pullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To give you a better idea this chick is roughly 6 inches long, that red is more pink in real life (the camera is rather vibrant). Is there any behavior that may indicate one sex or the other?
     
  8. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Quote:Bet you do (ducks) [​IMG]
     
  9. jaimslee4u

    jaimslee4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you try the upside down trick [​IMG]

    Old Wives tale but some people really believe in it, worth a try for the fun of it
     
  10. Plucky Pullet

    Plucky Pullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so here is how clueless I am... what on earth is the upside down trick???
     

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