"P" Roo or Hen~ the debate continues...(pic heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Leavingegypt, May 27, 2012.

  1. Leavingegypt

    Leavingegypt Songster

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    "P" @ 12 wks. the color has not really deepened on the comb and wattles, but they have grown.
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    BIG Al and "P"- BIG Al was helping out by removing a bug from "P's" comb. The size of their combs is not much different but the color is. BIG Al started showing color and wattles @ about 4 weeks, "P" @ about 8 weeks
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    A full body shot of "P". Those big legs get me, of course "P" is the biggest chicken we have.
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    Here are "P", BIG Al and Wilma our 3 BOs. You can kind of see our puzzlement. BIG Al's red comb and wattles look really roo, Wilma has a very small light comb and then there is "P". We also have 3 Production Red pullets, but looking at their combs etc. is no help with identifying "P's" gender..
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    so there you go..."P" still awaits a "HE" or "SHE" determination.
     
  2. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Songster

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    Looks just like my Buff Orp pullets.
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Songster

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    I'd say cockerel, looks like one of mine did at around that age
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  4. CourtneyMB

    CourtneyMB In the Brooder

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    I want to say pullet. She looks just like my girls.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Well, we're not helping you much, are we? I think P is a slower developing rooster. That's too red for a pullet at that age. Some boys just develop slower.
     
  6. Leavingegypt

    Leavingegypt Songster

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    Well at least we know that we're in good company. "P" has been a ? mark for several weeks now. A behavior that has just shown up is that BIG Al and "P" have become best friends. They take naps together, hang out and eat together- where they used to do alot of stare downs and chest bumping. It'll be hard because 2 roos is just too many for a flock that will eventually be 10-12. We have grown attached to all of them.
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    I am not sure.. When you compare her to big Al, I want to say pullet. :idunno

    Can you put her beside some of your known pullets?
     
  8. DeannaOR

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    At first I thought pullet, but when I started looking at my own pictures...I now think maybe roo.

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    Lenny my roo(Orpington)
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