Is this EE a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by taylorashleyd, May 30, 2012.

  1. taylorashleyd

    taylorashleyd In the Brooder

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    My chicks are about 5-6 weeks old right now and I'm getting suspicious I have a roo in the group. Here are some pictures:

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    The one in the middle is the one I'm worried about

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    Not much of a comb going on, but the tail feathers are different from the other two

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    In the middle again.

    Sorry for the crummy pictures. All I had was a cellphone at the time. I couldn't get them to sit still long enough for a face picture. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am hoping it isn't a rooster since we can't keep one were we live, so I will just have to hope whoever I give him to is honest and doesn't turn him into chicken stew. He/She is a gorgeous bird with goldish feathers. Probably the prettiest of the flock so it will be sad to see it go.
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I would say pullet. Better pictures would help, though.
     
  3. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    pullet
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    can you get a better comb shot
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    Nothing manly looking yet, but I agree better pics would seal the deal.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I see all pullets so far. Post pics again in two weeks.
     
  7. taylorashleyd

    taylorashleyd In the Brooder

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    Here is the best comb shot I could get:

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    View from the back
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    Then this is just a bonus. I was clucking like a chicken to get its attention and this photo made me laugh. "What the heck are you doing lady?"
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Oh, now I'm thinking maybe roo.

    The prettiest ones always are, sadly.
     
  9. taylorashleyd

    taylorashleyd In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] Well I will post some more pics in two weeks. If nothing else our local chicken club has a chicken relocation program so maybe I can find a good home for it. And maybe I'll go pic up two Barred Rocks because I don't think just two hens will warm each other enough through winter.
     
  10. debid

    debid Crowing

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    Pullet.
     

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