Rusty the roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by abenardini, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys, hoping these aren't pointed hackle feathers...is this a pullet?[​IMG]
     
  2. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I'll get better pics tomorrow.
    [​IMG]
     
  3. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Definitely a pullet I'd say [​IMG]
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    How old? Is it a black sexlink?
     
  5. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies. She was sold to me as a black Australorp, obviously she is not (or is a mutt). In the mix of Australorps, I was also sold a cuckoo marans mutt mix roo, so I'd take any of this with a grain of salt [​IMG].

    She's about 4.5 months old.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If you got a barred/cuckoo cockerel out of the same batch of chicks, this is likely his sister. Black sexlink males are barred, but the pullets typically look like this bird.
    At over 4 months old, there are no male saddle feathers present and that comb is still very pale. It's a pullet.
     
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  7. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great! Thanks. [​IMG] still is strange the rest look like black australorps. None of the others have developed barring or rusty hackle feathers. They have slate legs and white skin. Maybe a roo jumped the fence.
     
  8. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Pullet for sure!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    pullet
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me, too.
     

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