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Roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by animal_lover03, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't see any hackle or saddle feathers, but it would be lot easier if you could give a side view.

    I say Black Australorp pullet with the pic that you have for us to look at. How old is the bird?
     
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  3. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hen
     
  4. Megs

    Megs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any chance of a side view photo? i would say rooster due to the tail and the comb/wattles
     
  5. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:She is about 24 weeks old and hasn't crowed or layed an egg.
     
  6. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    at 24 weeks I am staying with my first guess a pullet. She should start soon.

    I have 20+ week old Australorps and they still have small pink combs and wattles.

    I would say she should start laying really soon. Are you sure something isn't getting the eggs?
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Pullet---seems to be no stringy saddle feathers.
     
  8. LupineLass

    LupineLass Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll go with Hen, It's the same as my hens [​IMG] They are a little bit older then yours and have only just started their lay.
     
  9. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

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    She looks almost exactly like my BA. My girl has a bigger comb. I get lovely brown eggs. [​IMG] And they're yummy!
     
  10. animal_lover03

    animal_lover03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everybody, I wasn't sure because she has such a big comb and wattle.[​IMG]
     

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