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Roo Right? One more

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wolftracks, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    OK I had a beautiful big EE roo a while back and got a few chicks from him and a BR.

    I have 2 that are just 2 weeks apart that I know are roos. Just rehomed one. This one and another though are throwing me off.

    I was thinking they had to be color sexable, but I have 2 that look like this one and I'm just not sure.

    Any guesses?

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    Last edited: Dec 28, 2010
  2. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a pullet ?? I've seen barred EE mix pullets on other threads so I think you can get females with that coloration.
     
  3. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    I'm no help at all with the gender, but that is a cool-looking bird! Looks a bit like a young owl . . .
     
  4. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    I'm kind of hoping I have 2 pullets out of these. Re homing the roos. I have more roos than I know what t o do with.

    If they're pullets I'm happy. That means maybe some green eggs in the fridge eventually.

    I just think they turned out sooooo cool.
     
  5. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    that looks so cool.
    it does look like an owl at first glimpse.

    i'd say female but will wait for Illia to check in.[​IMG]
     
  6. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It appears to be out of your EE which means it would be a roo unless your EE was also barred. hens must have barring from both parents. EE roos can be slow to show their masculine side.
     
  7. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    looks like a pullet to me at that age, hardly a sign of pink. A better side shot of the back might help, saddle feathers would be a definate answer for you.
     
  8. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking it is a pullet you have there.
     
  9. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    No saddle feathers showing at all. The roo that I rehomed had blue, green and purple stripped wings and the barring was lighter. Don't think I have a pic of him anywhere, but he was gorgeous. I have one I know is a roo, because the the saddle feathers have been coming in and they are a light redish brown and looks so cool.

    About looking like an owl. That's what I've been seeing to and I love it. so if they are pullets they stay, if they crow they go. LOL

    So if anyone wants a cool looking roo, if that's what they are, I have one for you.
     
  10. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    This is the other iffy one.

    I'm thinking this one may be a roo, but it's kind of cool looking too.

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