Pullet??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by galliformom, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. galliformom

    galliformom New Egg

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    Hey all, posted a while back but now that theyre older it might be clearer. They are both about 9 weeks old. Im hoping the white one is a pullet but Im not sure. The red one has a larger comb and starting to get green iridecent feathers in his tail so Im pretty sure he's a he. Im thinking they are rhode island reds and a leghorn but if anyone can verify sex that would be awesome!

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    The (maybe) female

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  2. Crofts

    Crofts Just Hatched

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    I'm not massively experienced, but looking back at photos of my girls at about the same age it appears that they have much less defined/paler combs and wattles than both of yours. Might you actually have two roosters there?
     
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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This much comb at 9 weeks its not looking good for pullets. Keeping fingers crossed for ya but I wouldn't get my hopes up. Not a Rhode Red, maybe a New Hamp Red or Production Red. Other could be a Leghorn but the body is a little chunky, I'm thinking maybe a White Rock.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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  5. mustangrooster

    mustangrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    At 9 weeks of age, a pullet would have a small little pale comb, and it wont go red until the point of lay.

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    Heres one of my little guys, a few weeks or so older than your white one. Hes just started crowing a few days ago....even the slightest bit of red indicates a male. Unless you have a hen at point of lay....So im 99% sure you have two young cockerels on your hand.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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