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*Is Daisy and Fred true to their names or should I switch it around???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sonew123, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    ok I hope I have the right palce for this -I've posted this many times and don't really seem to have great photos-too early-etc..but now are my eyes telling me the truth on my 31 day old RIR-BO cross-one is Daisy-that now looks like a roo- and Fred looks like he should be a Daisy--can you tell me-the Father is a BO-with white legs and red/pinkish mix in them and the mothers coud be either a RIR pure or a BO pure-yellow/whitish legs-10 months old? these are photos of both of them can you tell the difference and if you can I just want to know if I have 2 roos or two pullets-or one of each-unfortunately I dont think I can switch names my kids know the diff-thats how our Father roo kept his name "Shelia"!!!!!

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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    heeerrroooo... [​IMG]
     
  3. MikasGirl

    MikasGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The very last picture looks like there might be some saddle feathers poking out, but I am not sure. I think the last one is a roo.
     
  4. Sequin

    Sequin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say the one with the larger and more red wattles is a roo. The first one didn't look super roo-ish to me. But, I am certainly no expert. I can tell you that one of my BO's started to get a little pink at the base of the comb around 5 or 6 weeks of age, but since then nothing has changed and there isn't much happening by way of wattle growth. But that is all I can offer by way of experience, sorry. This is my first year with BO's and I am still learning. OT: I had a springer spaniel named Sheila. I think it is a cute name for your roo - worthy of being a story character I think. [​IMG]
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    thank you-anyone else care to guess?
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Geez, they both look rooish to me.
     
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    stop it!! [​IMG] [​IMG] -both rooish! ahh--I don't want to sell one or both-buit I will if this is the case :-( I hope within the next week or two I can really see the difference-I told my girls I would sell These 2 birds before I would butcher them-these were our first babies from our chickens!
     
  8. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1st 1 looks like a pullet, 2nd 1 looks like a roo to me.
     
  9. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    yeah!!! I was hoping for that answer!
     
  10. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess, and I am pretty good at it, if I do say so myself- [​IMG]

    #1 pullet
    #2 roo
     

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