Pullets or cockerels?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pennypenny, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. pennypenny

    pennypenny Out Of The Brooder

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    It got into the low 90s today so we let the chicks play in the run for a few hours. They were in heaven! I tried to get some good pics in the nice outdoor lighting, but they were having too much fun exploring to sit still :) they are all 4.5 weeks except our Australorp who is one week behind at 3.5 weeks.
    Thank you for any guesses or insights!
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    Savannah our Austalorp
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    Nugget our Buff Orpington
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Lila is definitely a pullet and Nugget looks like a cockerel to me. The rest of them appear to be pullets.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How could chicks enjoy 90 degree weather - ugh. We hit 90's in July usually - horrible. I'd rather have snow.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Nugget is definitely a cockerel, and Rooney may be, too.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Nugget looks like the only cockerel to me.
     
  6. pennypenny

    pennypenny Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone, hoping Nugget stays our only roo!
     
  7. pennypenny

    pennypenny Out Of The Brooder

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    They are crazy for sure! It was funny bc once they felt the sun the sprawled out on the dirt opened their wings and soaked up the warmth! At first we thought something was wrong they look so funny, but then it became obvious they were just very happy chicks ;) the joys of a first flock!
     
  8. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2. Also, those chicks are fully feathered so they don't need 90 degree weather to be in the run.
     
  9. pennypenny

    pennypenny Out Of The Brooder

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    I kept them out all day today, but I still worry about nights for our Ausralorp, she is still a fuz head ;)
     
  10. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, ok. I didn't notice until now in the pictures.
     

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