Rooster or hen? Pictures included - thank you!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jools8, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. jools8

    jools8 Out Of The Brooder

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    We acquired these at one week old , they are now about four weeks (Oct 6th) and we're complete beginners. I've looked at other forum pics and think that perhaps Sweep is rooster due to curled tail feathers and slight pink comb, Sweep being pullet due to erect tail feathers. I'd be grateful if you'd share your thoughts too. Thanks.[​IMG] Sooty

    [​IMG] Sweep
     
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  2. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sweep is definently a rooster, and I'd say Sooty is, too.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I agree.
     
  4. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white one sure has a large comb for a 4 week old. Makes me lean to it being a roo.

    What kind is the black one. It seems to early to tell on it for sure. Dont see anything that screams roo to me yet. [​IMG]
     
  5. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I'm not sure that Scooty is a cockerel.

    Sweep though, yes, he appears to be a cockerel.
     
  6. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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  7. jools8

    jools8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:No idea what kind they are. Someone said black one may be a Maran pullet as its tail feathers are straight and tall. I am a novice and acquired these 3 weeks ago. They're living in the greenhouse at the moment. Thanks for help.
     
  8. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
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    I think you may have a black pullet. [​IMG]
     

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