Pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kylen2007, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. kylen2007

    kylen2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted another question about one of these girls with a black comb and legs. Someone said one looked like a roo. Now I am going crazy staring at combs. They all look like pullets to be. They are 3 week old SLW. Opinions? [​IMG]
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At three weeks it's just guess work trying to sex your chicks by how the comb looks. The comb can change a great deal in the weeks ahead.
     
  3. kylen2007

    kylen2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay good! I wasn't seeing what he was seeing. No one has wattles or an extremely obvious large comb. Also they all have a pullet stance aith their heads down. No one does the rooster stance. I just hatched put 8 of my own and I know I will have a few rooster in there. Really didn't want any accidental roos in the ones I paid for.
     
  4. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Another thing works for me is using the secondary wing feathers.
     
  5. kylen2007

    kylen2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that when you look if they are even or scattered?
     
  6. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    I know these are older birds but it still works with young chicks.
    [​IMG] Here's a Black Australorp pullet. Secondary wing feather stay together and there will be a gap between the secondary and primary feathers.

    [​IMG] Here's a Black Australorp cockerel. Secondary feathers will spread out and there won't be a gap between the secondary and primary feathers.
     
  7. kylen2007

    kylen2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay here is wht I see
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    And these I am not sure :/
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