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Roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by candemaye, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. candemaye

    candemaye Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm 99% sure I've got a surprise roo but wanted to verify first. "She" is supposed to be an EE pullet.

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    With another EE pullet
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    With the (known) Barred Rock cockerel
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  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is a roo I think where did you get him from?
     
  3. candemaye

    candemaye Out Of The Brooder

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    Rural King. I know it wasn't their fault though. I literally took him from the box that said EE pullets on the shipping papers haha
     
  4. harmesonfarm

    harmesonfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That comb is looking roo to me, but i've heard there's a lot that have larger combs but still turn out to be pullets...
    I have about 8 chicks i'm raising right now as well and i'm fairly certain that one is most certainly a roo and another is still up in the air...typically won't know for sure until about 4 months is my understanding when they should start to be laying

    good luck! [​IMG]
     
  5. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure that's a roo.
     
  6. candemaye

    candemaye Out Of The Brooder

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    @harmesonfarm I'll keep my fingers crossed but I'm not holding my breath haha "She" just looks so markedly different than the other 3
     
  7. mimsy

    mimsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be suspect too, though the comb isn't really that pink or red. I've had a few that I was almost positive were roo's over the years that turned out to be hens. The barred rocks get me a lot, some of them seem to develope rather young.
     
  8. angnic22

    angnic22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure about Rural King but Tractor Supply has them all as pulleys but they are unsexed.
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2016
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel, and with a single comb too. Can you get a better picture of the comb on your other EE?
     
  10. candemaye

    candemaye Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's the one that I'm not concerned about

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    And the one in question
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