pullet or rooster? (pics shown)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by savingpurple, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. savingpurple

    savingpurple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was the injured one I took home from work. Came out of the tank of whte leghorn pullets, but has a bigger comb than any of my others girls, and it is one week younger than the rest. Can you help?

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    Last edited: Apr 6, 2011
  2. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say roo... but I've never raised leghorns, so. There is a lot of pink in that comb...
     
  3. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is a pullet i have 2 leghorns and they looked like that when they were little when they get bigger they can get confused for a rooster because of it waddles and big floppy comb
    sorry for the blurry picture the white one is a leghorn of mine
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  4. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
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    But that chick is younger than those pullets. It still has fuzz...
     
  5. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a pullet!
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    You didn't mention the age.

    I'm guessing roo.
     
  7. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i do nt have a picture when they were younger but mine looked exactly like that from a very young age i still say pullet and the chick in the picture is 6 weeks old
     
  8. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leghorns have huge combs, my hen has a huge red floppy one. That comb is very yellow and no waddle. Got to be a pullet
     
  9. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I've raised Leghorn from hatch. The roos get all pink combs very early and I can usually tell by 1 1/2 wks. The females will get pink at the base but it remains yellow at the tips. I hope that helps. I think its a pullet by the way.
     

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