Pullets or Cockerels, help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rlfbailey, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. rlfbailey

    rlfbailey Hatching

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    I got these two donated to me because I have a chicken coop but I cannot have a rooster! Are these pullets or cockerels?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Do you know how old they are? The EE on the left looks like a girl. The Wyandotte mix? on the right looks like a boy.
     
  3. rlfbailey

    rlfbailey Hatching

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    About 8 weeks I was told.
     
  4. rlfbailey

    rlfbailey Hatching

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    I agree with you, because the Wyandotte mix seems to chase the EE around a lot.
     
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  5. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Songster

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    ^ x2 Pretty birds!
     
  6. rlfbailey

    rlfbailey Hatching

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    I can't have a rooster though.
     
  7. rlfbailey

    rlfbailey Hatching

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    Tera, what do you think of the gender?
     
  8. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Songster

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    ^ x2 (means you agree with the above) Your EE is definitely a pullet, but I think that Wyandotte mix is a roo.
    Are these your only two birds? If so your EE is going to be very lonely. If you can't have a roo because of the crowing I would start looking NOW for a replacement bird around the same age or size, before you get rid of the roo. It wouldn't be fair to leave your little girl by herself!
     
  9. rlfbailey

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    I have 6 other hens, although they are older. I just have these two separated right now.
     
  10. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Crowing

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    They both look like pullets to me.
     

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