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Looking for pullets in this batch

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by New Chick2, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. New Chick2

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    I have a coop full of araucana, Americauna, and Easter Eggers and I am hoping there are at least a couple of hens in there. Problem is, I seem to be completely incapable of figuring all of this out. So, please help and then let me in on how you can tell on each of the birds. :) thanks for helping me to learn.
     
  2. Sunshine0235

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    Basically look for patchy coloring, and red in the shoulders, along with large three row combs.
     
  3. New Chick2

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    So, not to sound as totally nieve as I am, but, are you saying you think the white one might be a hen? And the one on the bucket?
     
  4. Sunshine0235

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    One on the bucket is a roo, the white one might be a pullet depending on age
     
  5. New Chick2

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    They are all 11-12 wks
     
  6. Basskids08

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    Everyone of the ones I can see in every pic are cockerels! The white one too!
     
  7. New Chick2

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    How can you tell?? I've heard differing ideas like large red combs, double or triple combs all indicating Roos but even those with smaller combs and plainer colors have been tagged as roosters here. In my other flock, I have hens with giant bright red combs. I really need to get better at this....
     
  8. Basskids08

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    Ok, how old are they? That will help.
     
  9. New Chick2

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    11-12 wks
     
  10. Basskids08

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    EE pullets for the most part, like 99% of the time have nice even patterns! the male EE will have messy patterns like most of your do. Male EE with the rusty patches on the shoulders and wings is a Roo trait.
     

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