Roos or Pullet at 4-5 weeks... Help! MORE IMAGES!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickiemamma, May 14, 2011.

  1. chickiemamma

    chickiemamma Out Of The Brooder

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    UPDATE: Posting pics of other chicks! Need more BOY/GIRL identification!

    Okay, all you photo-examining chicken gender professionals, I've got a few for you to figure out (all around 5 weeks)... I'm wondering because he/she seems to have developed a comb faster than the other breeds though he/she is smaller... like runt smaller. Is this typical for a roo? It's a partridge rock supposedly.

    What do you think-- Partridge rock roo or pullet? (People are saying ROO on the partridge rock.)

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    Silver Laced Wyandotte #1:
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    SLW #2:
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    Speckled Sussex and Barred Rock:
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    Columbian Rock:
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    Buff Orp (ignore the other two in the pic):
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    Golden laced Wyandotte #1 (sorry it's just a top head shot):
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    Golden laced Wyandotte #2: [​IMG]

    Again, if someone can tell me what helps you ID them at around 5-6 weeks, that would be great... is it the redness, the size of the comb, body size?
     
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  2. savingpurple

    savingpurple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have no clue but his/her name should be Radio Flyer ! LOL Just my opinion !!! LOL
     
  3. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    You have 2 cockerals, one being a Partridge Rock(most likely) and the other being a Silver Laced Wyandotte

    Oh, sorry i didn't read what you wrote. I guess I was right about it being a PR
     
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  4. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there both roo's but i agree, it's name should be rado flyer.
     
  5. chickiemamma

    chickiemamma Out Of The Brooder

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    Noooooo... not roosters. So what are the best qualifying characteristics for identifying whether we've got roos or pullets? I know they eventually crow.

    The SLW doesn't have a comb at all but is starting to get a little rosy. Maybe I'll do another post with all the chicks I have so I can know how many we'll have to get rid of. Sad... :-(

    They were supposed to be all pullets from a hatchery (ordered from a locally owned country store nearby).
     
  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree... two cockerels. Sorry.
     
  7. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:x2. I feel your paint. [​IMG]
     
  8. TreeHugger

    TreeHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look like roos to me also. Sorry, I've gotten a large percentage of roos this year.
     
  9. chickiemamma

    chickiemamma Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help on the partridge rock everyone... now for the rest of the brood!
     
  10. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The partridge I say is boy but you silver laced I'm saying girl as my silver laced is only a week older and has much more comb and even has large wattles. Keep watching the SLW, but at this point I say girl.
     

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