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Pullet or roo

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Delmar, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. Delmar

    Delmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is this bird a pullet or a roo? I am leaning toward roo because I think his tail feathers are looking rooish. Plus every other bird I have had with that basic color pattern has been a roo. The thing that make me wonder are, The legs are thinner than all of the other roos that age, and if this is a roo, he is a good notch smaller than the other roos in the bunch and even smaller than a couple of the pullets from that hatch.

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    Last edited: Oct 10, 2011
  2. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see a photo......(?)
     
  3. Delmar

    Delmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I guess that would help! Sorry it is there now!
     
  4. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster
     
  5. Little One

    Little One Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's his/her age? Are the neck and saddle feathers pointy? If they are, it should be a boy. I see what you're saying about those tail feathers looking a little too droopy and long to be a hens.
     
  6. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    roo x2
     
  7. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2009
    Roo for sure.
     
  8. Delmar

    Delmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I'll try and check tomorrow.
     
  9. Delmar

    Delmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would be interested to know if anyone has seen a color pattern like that on a hen. I have not, but I have seen it on 5 other roos!
     
  10. Delmar

    Delmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:15 weeks
     

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