Please Please PLEASE be a PULLET!!!!! What do you think?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Guitartists, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    This is one of the "designer" chicks I hatched from Julie's eggs.... I do believe that it is DEFINITELY an Australorp mix [​IMG] BUT.... is it a pullet or a roo??? I SOOO hope it is a pullet as the kids love it and it is one of the friendliest, sweetest chickens we have [​IMG] It's a tiny bit over 3 weeks old.




    Last edited: Jun 13, 2008
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Hmm, it's a bit early to call, but those legs seem pretty thick for a pullet. Maybe that's because of the extreme close-up that they look like that. I hope.
  3. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:Hard to say . ITS still to early to tell . HECK our gang of babies are 12 weeks old and some still LOOK like ROOS when they are NOT , wait until they are 3 months old .

    IF you LOOK at the 2nd. picture again as I did , IT ALREADY is starting with a COMB , and thats early for a chick that age . MUST BE A ROO ..... PRECIOUS THO
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  4. fullhouse

    fullhouse Songster

    Apr 14, 2008
    I think it's too early to tell. All my ba boys are very nice!
  5. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Songster

    Jul 26, 2007
    East Texas
    I agree on it being a bit early but the comb is developing and the legs are pretty thick. Could be a roo...
  6. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    [​IMG] I know.... based on my pendulum dowsing it IS sposed to be a roo....... but I am hoping I was WRONG!!! LOL Have never wanted to be more wrong in my life! LOL ::sigh:: guess I'll have to wait it out. Maybe we can build another coop! LMAO Ya right [​IMG]
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Quote:That was my first thought too.
  8. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Songster

    Apr 13, 2007
    Portland Oregon
    My my what big feet! That's goin' to be a large bird to need feet that big.
  9. MrsSWO

    MrsSWO Hatching

    May 4, 2008
    Either way, that's one cute chick.
  10. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Songster

    May 26, 2007
    I'm gonna guess roo....just going by black austraulorp who is 8 weeks has thin tiny legs, also hardly any comb at all. Also I have noticed my roos at the early stages have the scruffy/missing poor feathering and no tail feathers...where the girls by like two weeks seem to spurt out this tiny puff of tail feathers. sorry.....I know just how you feel..... [​IMG] I seemed to be blessed with too many roos this time around myself... [​IMG]
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