Looks like a Roo - no crowing? 19 weeks old? Sex/Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ray2310, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. ray2310

    ray2310 Songster

    Apr 4, 2009
    Smithfield, PA
    Looks like a Roo? No crowing? We are really confused?!?


    19-20 weeks old From TSC
    No Crowing
    Small Spur growths
    No Mating
    Similar in size to same age pullets that have been laying brown eggs for 2 weeks, never seen in nesting box.
    Larger Comb than same age pullets
  2. plantmgr

    plantmgr Chirping

    Aug 13, 2010
    We had 2 California White hens that looked just like that. They had really big red combs and wattles, even though they were hens. They laid lovely white eggs. I was afraid they were roosters at first, but they started laying around 4.5 mos. They were the same age, and one of them developed the red comb much earlier than the other. Eventually, they looked identical.
  3. chickatee

    chickatee In the Brooder

    May 8, 2010
    Co. Wexford , Ireland
    it could be a hen cos it dosent seem to have any sickle or hackle feathers. but as im new to chicken keeping im not sure!!
  4. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Looks like a pullet to me ~ no saddle feathers and the tail looks girly.
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    yah legs are think but tail feathers look girly
  6. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Could pass for a White Leghorn girl, though mine are bit slimmer. The hens have big combs/wattles. Also someone mentioned White Rocks, the coloring matches for that too.
    Doesn't really look like a roo to me, has a girly tail and shape. With that face though, cross your fingers for eggs!!
  7. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    The big comb makes me think you might have a white leghorn pullet... http://www.cacklehatchery.com/whtleghornpage.html

    brown leghorns got big combs very fast, and they came from TSC.

    Oops, forgot about the white earlobes... rules out leghorn. Still looks girly to me.
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2010
  8. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    I'm thinking White Plymouth Rock pullet.
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
  10. ray2310

    ray2310 Songster

    Apr 4, 2009
    Smithfield, PA
    If it is a pullet - would "she" lay white or brown eggs? (we only have brown egg layers now - no white eggs)

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