pullets or roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OldMcDnld, May 13, 2016.

  1. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Can you try posting photos of those chicks in natural lighting? The flash is washing them out too much for gender ID.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  4. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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  6. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about this one?
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  7. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The feathers coming in on sides of the chest on this one are the same color as the wings. Does that mean pullet?
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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Not necessarily. Just means it's probably a Production Red or Rhode Island Red, in which case, comb development would be the most reliable early indicator. Couldn't tell from the picture if those were black feathers or dark red.
    Black chest feathers, it's a cockerel, either a Leghorn or Welsummer.
     
  9. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my "outside" chicks, 4 weeks
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    Obviously the last two pics are roos but what about the first pic?

    Same feathering as the two black pullets but exhibits a male personality from time to time. Also, the only one with ten toes [​IMG]
     
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