Pullet or Roo ? (big picture)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by musson, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. musson

    musson Out Of The Brooder

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    6 week old Buff Orpington. I have never seen red wattles on a chick.

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  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    At six weeks with that much red I'd say roo.
     
  4. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i need a closer pic? [​IMG]
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I could go either way on this one. At six weeks, I would expect a comb double the size and red as well. Tough call..I'd say wait a bit longer and post full body shots.
     
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
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    I didn't notice the red on the wattle. I now say roo.
     
  7. comp6512

    comp6512 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love his (her) beautiful blue eyes... I ordered Buffs too, so that would be a delight [​IMG]
     
  8. Cindy2348

    Cindy2348 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 week old Buff Orpingtons and some have red waddles now so I take it they are all males right?
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Too early to tell... but at that age, if I must guess... roo.
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Hi Mahonri! [​IMG]

    I'm hijacking threads tonight to say hello to peeps that ain't been around and that I've missed. [​IMG]

    Oh, and I say roo too. [​IMG]
     

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