Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mi2bugz, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. mi2bugz

    mi2bugz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My speckled Sussex is 5 weeks and 4 days and its comb is way bigger than my other chicks the same age (but different breeds). I just noticed it now has wattles...seems like came in over night lol. "She" seems more aggressive and has been feisty from day one. Any ideas? Guess I need to think about changing "her" name to a unisex one cause I don't think Henny Penny is a good Roo name ;).
     
  2. mi2bugz

    mi2bugz Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel because of those red comb and wattles.
     
  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, forget the unisex name and go with something very masculine---that's all boy.
     
  6. MsChickenMomma

    MsChickenMomma Overrun With Chickens

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    That looks just like my rooster did at that age. So I'm thinking Roo. ;)
     
  7. fowlmouthgirls

    fowlmouthgirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a Roo, a comb and wattles that young screams Roo!
     
  8. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Young roo.
     
  9. mi2bugz

    mi2bugz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so based on the replies I am trying to come up with a masculine name lol. Is it ok to have 2 Roos if they grew up with each other cause now thinking I have 2 females and 2 Roos. I know we will need more girls if have 2 Roos.
     
  10. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't have roosters but even if they have grown up together they will fight someday. You don't need to change his name if you already have a girl name, I had a bunch of male finches with girl names. [​IMG]
     

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