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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ccmac, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. ccmac

    ccmac Hatching

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    Now, I think my pullet "NeNe" is a "Lola"!

    I am brank spanking new to raising chickens. I purchased three day-old female chicks from a commercial hatchery 5.5 weeks ago. I've been told by a friend that one is a male and possibly another. I can't have roosters in my town!


    Suspect "Lola" on left:
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    Suspect "Lola" on left, "Phaedra" on right and "Kim" in background:
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    Is this considered the tell-tale splotch of red on "Lola's" wing???
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    Do you think "Kim" will grow out of her awkward stage and lay lovely blue (?) eggs:
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    From left "Phaedra", "Kim" and suspect "Lola"
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    What about "Lola's" comb on left and "Kim's" on right? "Kim's" comb is already so bright!
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    Thanks so much for any expertise you can share with me. I need to be finding new homes for the rooster(s) if necessary and contracting another "Real Housewife" for "Phaedra"!
     

  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    wait a few more weeks to be sure but I think your right about needing a new housewife
     
  3. ve

    ve Songster 9 Years

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    It is too early to worry
     
  4. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    All three are pullets in my opinion and experience. They have the classic pullet pattern, and their combs are very discreet. I see no red patches on the wings, and my 4 week olds are getting them (the boys). ETA: That is not a red splotch :) That is an orange splotch. [​IMG] Here is my boy at that age with a girl in the background
     
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  5. Panth

    Panth Songster

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    All 3 are pullets for certain...only females have that PATTERN on their feathers!
     
  6. ccmac

    ccmac Hatching

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    excellent news! Thanks so much for the replies!
     
  7. Firefighter Chick

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    Cherry Cola. C.O.L.A. cola. *whew* needed to get that out of my system. all girls.
     

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