Roo Or Pullet Please help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Over Easy, Aug 6, 2007.

  1. Over Easy

    Over Easy Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this a roo, it is supposed to be a pullet?
    She is an 8 week old Wyandotte

    Thank you in advance [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2007
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Do you have a picture of the waddles? That was an obvious give away with Hotwing.
    Here is a picture to compare. They are about the same age as your girl [​IMG] in this picture.
    Hotwing (left) was always "eyeballing" me and stood tall, whereas Nugget (right, hen) had smaller waddles and wasn't giving me the eye all the time. [​IMG] Their combs were pretty similar but it wasn't long until Hotwing's comb and waddles were bigger and redder. I hope this picture helps you!

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  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    I would need a better pic to be sure because im kinda on the fence. Ive raised these birds before and judging by the neck feathers it looks like a rooster, but by the other feathers it looks like a hen. Its face doesnt look anything like my birds, it has no color. If you ordered this bird for showing im sorry to tell you that your bird has very slim chances of winning. If it is a hen, the lacing isnt good enough, theres too much black. Otherwise theyre great layers.

    Your bird could possibly be a mutt. Where did you order it from?
     

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