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Puller or rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Urbancowgirl, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. Urbancowgirl

    Urbancowgirl New Egg

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    This is a Rhode Island White. We were told it was a pulley when we got her with our three other chicks (buff Orpington, barred rock & Australop) but she was much larger when we got her. I assumed she was 2 weeks older than the rest which would make her about 8 weeks now. She's more outgoing than the others and seems to be the dominant one. Her crest is more red than the others & it's looks like she's getting waddles. These are my first chickens so I'm totally new to this. Can you tell if she's a hen or rooster??[​IMG]
     
  2. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 8 weeks, with that comb development I would say roo.
     
  3. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's likely a cockerel. Can you post a full body profile of your RIW showing the tail?
     
  5. Urbancowgirl

    Urbancowgirl New Egg

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    Thanks all for the feedback. Here's some more pics I took from my phone this am. I was in a hurry so they aren't great. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At that age with that much comb development...... Sorry, but he's 100% roo.
     
  7. Urbancowgirl

    Urbancowgirl New Egg

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  8. Urbancowgirl

    Urbancowgirl New Egg

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    Thank you everyone for your replies. You are very helpful & I appreciate your support. This is all new to me. Luckily I purchased him from a breeder who will exchange any he's for she's so I'm in contact with them. Thx!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm also thinking cockerel.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me. The only white birds that develop such large, red combs at this age and are still pullets would be Leghorns or Leghorn mixes.
     

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