Is this a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by presley, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These BO are 16 wks old, and think I got a rooster, what yall think?[​IMG]
     
  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You've got a pullet! [​IMG]
     
  3. CCFarms9559

    CCFarms9559 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, I'm no expert - but I think it's a hen. Their combs grow and turn red right before they lay and I think the comb is just developing. Again - I'm just a hobby chicken slave.
     
  4. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] trying to get another pic to come up, the rest of this group of chicks all have a very small comb, they are not old enough to lay only about 16 wks at the most.
     
  5. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the above pic is same chick in back, and one of the others in front, see difference in combs? they are from same batch.
     
  6. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I raise BO's. The roos will get a bigger comb at 5 weeks. At 16 wks you have a early developing pullet. [​IMG]
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet.
     
  8. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok must have a pullet, thanks yall.
     
  9. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @ibeier2000, you said they get comb at 5 weeks. We only got these 1 week ago, so don't know if he had comb then or not.The guy we bought them from said they were all hens and we just said give us 6 of them, so didn't really notice until a day or so ago that one had a bigger comb. So I guess we'll just have to wait and see what happens! An egg or a crow![​IMG]
     
  10. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I raise BO's. The roos will get a bigger comb at 5 weeks. At 16 wks you have a early developing pullet.

    Thanks. I jumped in on this thread. I have 2 BOs, 9 weeks Saturday. One has a VERY pronounced comb compared to its companion. I bought all pullets, but I knew that was not a sure thing.
     

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