Rhode Island Reds...Cockerel and Pullet???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shadowhills Farm, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got this pair for free off a classified website a while back in August. When we got them, they were estimated to be between 10-12 weeks of age. The owners didn't know what sexes they were, which was fine with us, as they are friendly and cute.

    I am thinking Cockerel and Pullet.... They always hang out and do everything together.

    ****Sorry if the quality of the pics are poor, camera isn't the greatest [​IMG]****

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    Any info is greatly appreciated!!
     
  2. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    need to see their tails to tell. It's really hard to tell by their faces... I would almost guess both pullets...
     
  3. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007
    Maine
    Looks like two pullets to me
     
  4. catfish/okie

    catfish/okie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Look t the saddle feathers between the back and tail. If there pointy their boys if the ends are kinda blunt then they are girls.
     
  5. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    oh wait.. you got them in August... and this is them now? They are definitely pullets! Should be laying eggs any day.
     
  6. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh wait.. you got them in August... and this is them now? They are definitely pullets! Should be laying eggs any day.

    Yep we got them mid-August.... they are laying in the boxes, but no eggs popping put yet haha​
     
  7. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    They will!! Chickens need at least 12 hours of daylight in order to produce eggs.
    Winter months are tough oni them unless you add extra light in the coop. That could be why they haven't started laying yet,
     
  8. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will!! Chickens need at least 12 hours of daylight in order to produce eggs.
    Winter months are tough oni them unless you add extra light in the coop. That could be why they haven't started laying yet,

    LOL we did have a lamp with the red bulb in it out there for them. Ended up with 5 ducklings so they have it now. We put another lamp out there with a regular bulb....they didn't go to bed! [​IMG]

    I guess we will let Mother Nature take her course with these girls!​
     
  9. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    Mississippi
    both pullets [​IMG]
     
  10. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the help!! Geeze we were calling one "Roo!", guess we gotta change her name!
     

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