Pullet or Roo? I've been a chicken owner for one week! Help please! Lol

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FirstTimeFlock, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. FirstTimeFlock

    FirstTimeFlock Out Of The Brooder

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    I am worried one of my SLW may be a to because of comb colour.

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    A poster in another forum for Easter Egger pics said they thought this one is a roo.

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    This is the other EE. I think it's a pretty pullet!

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    I think both the SS ate pullets.

    I got them all on Monday evening. Today is Sunday & they are now 5 weeks old.

    Some of the colouring is hard to see in the pics, but I think the SLW lying down in the one pic could be a roo. There may be a waddle developing?

    The EE may have some colouring /markings that often indicate a roo apparently. He/she also appears to be the biggest bird & it could just be my paranoia talking but I think he/she may be exhibiting roo traits like shooing the other birds away from me possibly because I am a perceived threat still.

    Any thoughts or guesses?
     
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  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

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    Pretty much all of them look like pullets
     
  3. FirstTimeFlock

    FirstTimeFlock Out Of The Brooder

    Oh, I really hope you're right! I love all of them & don't want to have to get rid of any of them!
     
  4. NorahFina

    NorahFina Just Hatched

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    I agree with Leah567. They all look like pullets, but no garuntee! Are they aggressive at all? Almost all of my baby roos have tried to peck when they were little. That's not a sure sign, but males tend to be more aggressive towards me and other chicks. :)
     
  5. NorahFina

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    Hope they work out for you! :)
     
  6. FirstTimeFlock

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    Thanks! No pecking so far. One of the SLW lightly pecked my hand when I held it out. I think she was just checking for food though.
     
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  7. NorahFina

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    Aggressiveness isn't always a sign. The combs are hard to tell, so I thought I'd throw it out there! :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How old are they? Nothing is screaming Cockerel at this point.
     
  9. FirstTimeFlock

    FirstTimeFlock Out Of The Brooder

    Only 5 weeks
     
  10. Leah567

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    I think all pullets.[​IMG]
     

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