Most asked question.....pullet or roo? Need opinions! Heavy Pics

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DottieMarie, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their all just 7 weeks old, don't know if this is too early to tell but I'm hoping you'll give it a shot. 1 pic of an Isa Brown, I thought all Isa Browns are girls buy why such a red face, she's actually 8 weeks old.
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    Thanks for any thoughts!!
     
  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    I'm thinking they are all pullets. It's possible that Isa Brown is a roo but I'd think that the comb/wattles would be redder - however, what do I know?
     
  3. elfkin2001

    elfkin2001 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think Buff 4 and Isa are both Roo's. I would say it's possible for Isa to just have a large comb, but I am almost sure Buff 4 is a Roo.
     
  4. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like pullets to me, but buff #4 is a little rooish looking...
     
  5. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of them are pullets....
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Isa brown is a sex-link I believe so it should be a girl. I have a BR who had a pretty red face at that age also but she is definitely a pullet.
     
  7. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered all pullets but for some odd reason, I keep hoping for one roo. I like the cockadoodledoo and I hope with only 1 he wouldn't be too much trouble. I see pullets most of the time but the red faces on a couple, keeps me wondering. Thanks for your input, I'll post more when they are a little older.

    If I don't get any boys, can I add a roo if the girls have been a flock for a while? Will a roo be to disruptive? If I am able to add a roo, does he have to be the same age?

    Thanks again!
     
  8. ChickenNOOB

    ChickenNOOB New Egg

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    Even though i'm a chicken newbie, I think all of them r pullets cause of the combs. Only Isa Brown has a comb and it hasn't started to turn red.
     
  9. Florida chick

    Florida chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You got all pullets, BUT I am sure we could find you a roo closeby... LOL [​IMG]
     
  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    It's hard to say until they develope their combs and wattles more. I thought at least one of mine was a Roo but at nearly 17 weeks I had an egg from her. I have all my chickens banded so I can keep track of them as they are all RIR's.
     

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