Pullet or Cockerel??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by warsawffagurl, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OKAY!
    umm.. well i have a BO that is supposed to be a pullet, and she's actually is about 5 months old...
    but she has a large comb and wattles...and they are just getting redder
    she's never crowed but i wanted to make sure she isnt a he...
    i also have a picture of my rooster who is the same age as this supposed hen.. and he crows a lot.. and is way bigger than her...

    picture of the pullet/cockerel:

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    picture of my rooster:

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    thanks guys,
    Jennifer
     
  2. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm no expert but based on the feathers I would say maturing hen.
     
  3. ChickenSquat

    ChickenSquat Out Of The Brooder

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    i have the same problem, she has never crowed,but i'm not sure its a roo or hen. their about 5 months old too.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenchickenbulkbulk

    chickenchickenbulkbulk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have BO that where hatched out april 8th. Congradulations.. You have a Hen!! I have 5 BO hens and 2 Roos..neither one of the Roos are crowing and the hens aren't laying. But, I am sure in time they will. I just went out to the chicken coop to see the difference between the hens from the roos. If she was a Roo..she would have a beautiful neck cape. You have a beautiful maturing hen that is in no hurry to lay eggs!!![​IMG][​IMG] Good luck with her..I love my Buffs!!!
     
  5. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    hen
     
  6. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look to be hens.
     
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I would agree she is a pullet but yeah she does have some largeish wattles doesnt she?
     

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