pullet or roo?

1234567chicks

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I apologize in advance for the colour. Took these pics at night time so I needed to use a light. If they don't work I can take more in the morning. This is rosemary, she will be 10 weeks old in a few days. Her breed is a pioneer. Is anyone able to let me know if they think she's a pullet or roo, as I'm not able to keep roosters in my area
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Lady of McCamley

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If that is a Pioneer, with that small comb, presuming it is pale yellow in color, that is a pullet.

Normally a full color, natural lighting photo is best, but you gave some background info that was helpful.

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rebrascora

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I'm not familiar with that breed (it's very pretty) but in general pullets don't develop a red comb and wattles until about 16 weeks..... even breeds with very large combs like leghorns. Cockerels usually start to redden up at about 5-6 weeks and then their plumage starts to change around 12-14 weeks. Hopefully someone will shout up and say that this breed is the exception to that and I'm wrong as you are clearly hoping for a pullet.
 
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