Roos or pullets, and also breed?? **PICS INCLUDED***

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by logansmommy7, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. logansmommy7

    logansmommy7 Songster

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    I have four, 8 week old chicks that I am curious to see what sex they are. I have my suspicions but I'll wait to see if I am right (I am new to this so I am probably all wrong!!) Their mother is a GLW (I think) at least the hen that sat on them is a GLW so I am thinking they are all the same as she is. Take a look and let me know which are roos and which are pullets. Thanks

    First we have Sprinkles on the left and JayJay on the right:
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    Another Sprinkles pic:
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    Another JayJay pic:
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    Next is Cupcake who I believe is a hen:
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    And finally Chip-who I think is a roo:
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  2. HenPen

    HenPen Songster

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    I am new to chickens as well but I would guess Sprinkles is a possible Roo and the others are pullets...Just a guess and could be wrong but from what I have read by 8weeks comb is usually pretty pink or even red and wattles are usually noticable....wish I could be more help maybe someone else with more experience will chime in.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2009
  3. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    #1 looks like roo on left and pullet on right
    #2 roo
    #3 pullet
    #4 pullet
    # 5 roo
    Sorry, I am not an expert but that's how it looks to me! Hopefully someone with a better eye will chime in soon!
     
  4. lux_interior

    lux_interior Songster

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    I agree, Sprinkles looks like your only roo.... He may need a manlier name [​IMG]
     
  5. logansmommy7

    logansmommy7 Songster

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    Thanks guys-can you tell my daughter named them? After cupcakes, sprinkles, and chocolate chips? Do you really think Chip is a pullet? He/she is MUCH bigger than the rest...

    And do you think they are all GLW or mutts?
     
  6. HenPen

    HenPen Songster

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    Quote:Pretty Mutts....
     
  7. joedie

    joedie Songster

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    I agree with lux_interior and only Sprinkles is a roo.
     
  8. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Ok now I'm not sure about Chip upon further inspection. [​IMG] I imagine that's why I don't try to guess, I just wait for the crow [​IMG]
    As for breed, I have no clue, sorry.
     
  9. crazycluck

    crazycluck In the Brooder

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    They don't look anything like my GLW. [​IMG]
     
  10. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    sprinkles and chip are cockerals, all look like mixed breeds
     

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