Is my chicken a pullet or a cock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenlover7711, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Chickenlover7711

    Chickenlover7711 Out Of The Brooder

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    okay so my chicken seems to look older than my others and has the shiny pointy feathers but doesnt act like a roo at all. What gender is it? It is about 16-18 weeks old and has never crowed. It is a Splattered orington nifvvEe4
     
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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Hello! A photo may help us determine what you have. If it does have shiny/pointy saddle feathers, it should be a rooster.
     
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  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Oh yeah, that's definitely a rooster. Beautiful though!
     
  5. Chickenlover7711

    Chickenlover7711 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks just wondering how can you tell
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Definetly a roo! Most pullets will barely have a comb & wattle by that age.

    Missi
     
  7. Chickenlover7711

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    is there such thing as a quite rooster because mine has never crowed.[​IMG]
     
  8. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    might not have crowed yet.We have a white leghorn that does a quiet crow.We call him "Flats" because he is seen around the yard when he relaxes,he lays completly flat on the ground..head and all.but he a sweet boy![​IMG]
     
  9. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:My Juvenile Roo is 21 weeks old and he crowed for the first time the other day and hasn't crowed since that I've heard!! I know some will have them crow early but not mine!!

    Missi
     
  10. Chickenlover7711

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    thanks:D
     

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