Rhode Island Red, Plymouth Rock, Buff Orpington - pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VioletHen, Jan 21, 2017.

  1. VioletHen

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    Hi. I'm new here, although I've loved reading people's posts ever since I started raising chicks over a year ago. I am wondering about the sex of my six week old chicks. I'm not sure of the sex of the Plymouth Rock, the Buff Orpington, the GL Wyandotte, and the Rhode Island Red. Any help would be appreciated hugely! Thanks.[​IMG]


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    Photo I meant to post of Rhode Island Red
     
  3. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    that is a cockerel!
     
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  4. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Barred rock=cockerel
    Gold laced Wyandotte=I'm going with cockerel also
    your Orp looks pullet but some cockerels are late bloomers!
    I'm hoping she turns out pullet! [​IMG]
     
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The Golden Laced Wyandotte and Buff Orpington look like pullets to me. The Rhode Island Red and Plymouth Rock are cockerels.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    this is what I'm seeing also.
     
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  8. VioletHen

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    Thanks everyone. This means that at least 4/7 of my chicks are cockerels (I also have three Araucana chicks, one of which is definitely a male) [​IMG]. I'm not allowed to keep roosters in the suburb where I live. I do hope that the Buff Orpington, GL Wyandotte, and at least one of my Araucanas are pullets! Just out of interest (and so I can learn) how can you tell that the Plymouth Rock and Rhode Island Red are cockerels? Thanks.
     

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