roos or pullets???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Roooisin, May 28, 2011.

  1. Roooisin

    Roooisin In the Brooder

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    how do i tell if my two week old chicks are roos or pullets?
     
  2. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    If you have both sexes, you can usually compare them to see.

    A male will redden first so, his comb and waddles will be bright red

    A female's comb will stay neutral colored til almost laying time and she won't show any signs of waddles for a while

    Good Luck!
     
  3. AUChick9202

    AUChick9202 Chirping

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    Roos also get their feathers slower too.
     
  4. kjmom23

    kjmom23 In the Brooder

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    Quote:I didn't know that. I just figured our little roo was younger than the other two. He was smaller at first, but he's the biggest now.
     
  5. Alexander

    Alexander Songster

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    Post some pics and we will tell you!
     
  6. Roooisin

    Roooisin In the Brooder

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    Thanks for your comments.. [​IMG]
     
  7. Roooisin

    Roooisin In the Brooder

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    Quote:i'll post some later tonight if i get a chance.
     

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