Roos or Pullets

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lundgrenj, May 11, 2008.

  1. lundgrenj

    lundgrenj Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, below is a list of a few of my 6 week old birds, next week is week 7, so you'ld think I'm getting close to the age where gender makes its appearance. I think I might have mostly roos.

    I've included my comments with each photo:

    1) I think this one is a roo. He's slightly larger than the rest, and though he is also the most friendly, he's the one that seems to win most face offs:
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    2) This one I think is a pullet. But Notice how dark the neck feathers are.. didn't know if this was a sign of things to come.
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    3) A bit blurry, but not sure, leaning roo:
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    4) Your call?
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    5) Here are 4/6, again tough to tell for me:
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    Maybe the reason I'm having a tough time telling, is maybe they are all roos!
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I think your guesses are right on, wattles on the second post not as clear as the rest but sure are alot of cockerals....I'm leaning all cockerals ..............
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    At 6wks with combs that big I would think roos. But I am a chicken newbie so I certainly wouldn't bank on my opinion!
     
  4. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a whole bunch of Roos to me.
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have to agree they all look like roos to me.
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I think 1 and 2 are roosters, the others pullets.
     

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