OK these 2 are confusing me.... Your thoughts...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mommto3kiddos, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have 3 chicks I am trying to figure out if they are Roos or not.. They are 13-14 weeks old!!!

    This is my red boy - I know for sure hes all boy...
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    Now this is my little Black EE mix.. No Red, No Spurs, and saddle feathers appear to be curved - but dang that tail looks boyish...
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    And this is my white EE mix chick.. Im praying it was a hen, but Im thinking boy.. Just b/c of the red comb.. Other than that no spurs and saddle feathers appear to be curved. Also he/shes tail looks like a hens, no "rooish" feathers like the red above!!!
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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    1st cockerel
    2nd pullet
    3rd cockerel...nice red comb and the red coming in on the wings indacate a cockerel as well
     
  3. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White is a definite boy. Girls don't get that red color on their wings, and the combs wouldn't be as developed or as red. The black EE looks like a girl to me.
     
  4. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have also heard that three row pea combs are very typical of boys [​IMG] First one looks like a roo, second, Im going with pullet for now, and third I say roo.
     
  5. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the white boy is lucky hes cute b/c I swore I wouldn't keep a Roo, but I think he will be staying...lol And his comb has been red since he was like 2 weeks old.. Also that is so cool about the red on his wings being an indicator, learn something new everyday!! Thanks
     
  6. hschweitzer

    hschweitzer Out Of The Brooder

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    My (not so) vast experience has led me to not make a call until it either lays an egg, or crows. Or does both, then you're super lucky!
     
  7. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I suspect pullet on #2. The other two are definitely male.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Roo, pullet, roo.
     
  9. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ^I agree.
     
  10. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree
     

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