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Roo or Pullet? (EE)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kessidy, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. Kessidy

    Kessidy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got these beautiful babies from Buster and when I got them they both seemed to be pullets. In the last couple of days one has changed and I wonder if it isn't a roo.

    What do you think?

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    this is the one I think may be the roo.

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    This is the other one. I think it is a pullet.

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    The tails are completely different.

    The one that I think may be a roo is brighter in color, but the other seems bigger.

    Age is 8 ish weeks...?? Could be up to 10.

    Thank yoU!
     
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    I think you're right [​IMG]
     
  3. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my limited experience, I am leaning toward both being pullets. Their combs, although one slightly pinkish, are quite narrow and slim. The colour pattern is also consistent with EE pullets that I have seen (ie. light coloured head and neck with penciled/laced type body). Just a guess.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Mine are 8 weeks old. I have two that look just like yours and they are both pullets.
     
  5. Kessidy

    Kessidy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good. I want to hear that it is a pullet.

    I am hoping speckledhen will take a look. I have heared that she is really good at telling.
     
  6. eggcochin_freak5

    eggcochin_freak5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they all look like pullets to me.....
     
  7. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get ready for lots of eggs ! Those are pullets! [​IMG]
     
  8. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
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    Boys would have a wider comb and it would have 3 ridges.
     
  9. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    I agree, the comb is too narrow. Pullets.
     
  10. Kessidy

    Kessidy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perfect. Thank you!
     

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