Pullet or Roo? (UPDATED PHOTOS)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CorvidLady, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. CorvidLady

    CorvidLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone, I posted here several weeks ago asking your best guess as to the gender of a trio of 13/14 week old chickens, 2 Ameraucanas and a GLW.
    I'm about 99% certain that the Wyandotte is a roo, and pretty sure that our blue Ameraucana is a hen, but the black Ameraucana is giving me pause.
    She's very large compared to the others, even larger than the GLW. I may be returning the roo this weekend, and I just want to avoid a second hour long trip if I can. Lol

    Looking forward to your opinions!

    Thank you!

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    We'll need closer photos of each individual bird to tell for sure. The black Ameraucana does appear to have some suspicious looking tail feathers, but I can't tell for sure. From here, the Blue Ameraucana does look like a possible pullet. I can't see the Wyandotte well enough.
     
  3. CorvidLady

    CorvidLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I realized after uploading that this probably wasn't the best photo. I'll try and grab done better ones.
     
  4. CorvidLady

    CorvidLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GLW (Roo, right?):

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    Black Ameraucana (?):

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    Blue Ameraucana (Fairly sure this is a hen):

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The Wyandotte is a rooster. The Blue Ameraucana is a pullet. For now, I'm thinking pullet on the Black Ameraucana.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, the Golden Laced Wyandotte is a rooster. I'm thinking the other two are pullets, for now.
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2014
  7. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, golden laced Wyandotte is a rooster and I don't like all that red on a 13/14 week old bird. To me that says rooster, but I'm not seeing any feathers to back it up. Black is hard...
     
  8. CorvidLady

    CorvidLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone. The chickens are actually closer to 20 weeks now (in these photos). They were about 13 weeks when I first posted them. :)

    I'm hoping that the black hen is just displaying more red because she's getting close to laying. ;)
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think the glw is your only cockerel.
     
  10. CorvidLady

    CorvidLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That'd be a relief. I hope so!
     

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