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Is my black star pullet really a roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lil' Okie, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. lil' Okie

    lil' Okie Out Of The Brooder

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    Its probably too soon to tell but thought I'd give it a shot and see what y'all think. Thanks for looking


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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If it really is a black star pullet, it would have had all black head with no spot if I remember right. It looks to be about 3 weeks old so it's too young to tell.
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The female would be black and the male would be barred.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yes, as adults, the males will be barred, so if your pullet grows out with barring, you'll have a roo. As chicks, the barred boys look like baby barred rocks with a white head spot.
     
  5. lil' Okie

    lil' Okie Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry if I'm being stupid, please bear with me I'm new at this. So are these really even black stars? I picked out the chick in the second pic because I liked that her body was black and her head was reddish brown. Thanks for the help


    Here's a pic of the same chick that shows the coloring a little better.
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    Here's a pic of my other "black star" girl
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    Last edited: Apr 1, 2008
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like they could be.
     
  7. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look like pullets. How old are they?
     
  8. lil' Okie

    lil' Okie Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 4 weeks old, i know its too early, it just seemed like that one sprouted a comb overnight LOL.
     
  9. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are pullets.
     
  10. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, I say 2 pullets
     

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