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Pullet or Roo... The q of the day :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ClearSkye, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. ClearSkye

    ClearSkye Out Of The Brooder

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    Got 4 babies today that are 5 weeks old someone mentioned that this barred rock babies comb looks big but i dont see any red. since this my first go around I need your help :) Thanks!
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  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster. Barred rock.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    To young to say for sure but I think you have a pullet.
     
  4. ClearSkye

    ClearSkye Out Of The Brooder

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    I want her to be a her so bad... Dang if you dont get attached fast lol.

    What signs should i be looking for? A girlfriend of mine asked if it was dropping its wings, but I am clueless.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Well if the barring is whiter that is normally a sign, here are a few photos
    Cockerel on the left and pullet on the right, though some pullets have bigger combs.
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    Honestly at this age you can never really be sure, I have 50% chance of being wrong and 50% chance of being right.
     
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  6. ClearSkye

    ClearSkye Out Of The Brooder

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    Well both have the same coloring whiteness wise so it's a waiting game. Thanks for the input!!
     

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