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Is my Gracie really a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ftlmom, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. ftlmom

    ftlmom Out Of The Brooder

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    I am the proud mama of 3 six week old pullets that I got from the feed store last month. They are all growing like weeds but one of my girls is starting to look very different from the others.
    Let me start by introducing you to the girls..
    This is Connie she is suppose to be a golden sex-link
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    This pretty girl is Zora and she is an Easter-Egger.

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    This is our Gracie. She is an easter egger. Can you guys please help me figure out if she really is a roo or is she just developing faster than her sisters?
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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    I can't tell if the hackle feathers are rounded or pointed. Rounded says pullet, pointed says cockeral. :thumbsup
     
  4. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a rooster. If you bought them from TSC, they sell the EE's as straight run. I should say they do here. Pretty though!!!!
     
  5. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your Gracie is a roo. Bright red comb and red leakage on shoulders. He's going to be a nice looking boy.
     
  6. ftlmom

    ftlmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you guys so much for answering so quikly. I was really hopping that she was not a roo. We can't have any roosters around her and we just will not be able to keep him [​IMG]. I got him from our local feed store and they only sell pullets so it was just my luck. I have to find her a new home.[​IMG]
     
  7. ftlmom

    ftlmom Out Of The Brooder

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    What about the other 2, Are they girls?
     
  8. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The golden sex-link is a girl, the color is linked to the sex. She just looks so different because she has a single comb. The other EE is a pullet. She has a female color pattern that is typical of EE, and no comb growth or color. Good Luck!!!
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The others look like pullets, but Gracie/George is absolutely a boy.
     

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