Pullet or roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by myneek, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. myneek

    myneek Out Of The Brooder

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    Umm... So difficult to tell which is which. I read that a rosters comb grows before a hens. But at this age I could just have 3 advanced chicks. I didn't hatch them so have assumed they are all the same age.

    Any thoughts?

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  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old?
     
  3. Basskids08

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    That's a cockerel! :)
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  5. myneek

    myneek Out Of The Brooder

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    Six weeks. I have three with comb developed and three not yet started. (Knowing they are all develop combs in any case)

    I think they are cockerels but every photo I look at the hens combs and marking as just like it.
     
  6. myneek

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  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    At six weeks its a cockerel.
     
  8. myneek

    myneek Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I was hoping the three of Them were just advanced.

    We are planning on selling all 6 in any case but are in love with them all. It's great watching the chase and be chased round the garden with the two older hens.

    At least we have three of each it seems. Which means we can sell them as pairs.

    Will be sad to see them go as they are so friendly.
     
  9. myneek

    myneek Out Of The Brooder

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    Just incase u want to see a couple more[​IMG]
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The first bird pictured is definitely a cockerel. The ones drinking from the waterer in your most recent photo, though, are pullets.
     

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