Sex this BR?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kimmypie, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. kimmypie

    kimmypie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted about this on a different thread but it got bogged down with my other birds as well and I still don't have a clear answer as to boy or girl with this one. The answers before were basically 50/50 split with either side being very sure. :) S/he is about 5ish weeks old and from a pullet bin, not straight run.

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    (sorry for this one being upside down, on my computer it's right side up but when I upload it here it gets flipped)
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me, what's the age?
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a tough one. I can see why people are split both ways. The coloring looks pullet-like. But the wattle development indicates a cockerel. [​IMG]
     
  4. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a pullet! Dark color, small cone, and wattles barely visible.
     
  5. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a tough one. At five weeks, a cockerel would probably have a bigger comb, and the dark color also suggests pullet. But I got to say, those are some pretty big wattles!
     
  6. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my guess is roo, I have a 7 week old BR and she is darker that this chick and has no waddles at all. but I am not expert. They are all so pretty though!
     
  7. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet. I freaked out about mine at 5 weeks too. Turns out I picked very, very well from the straight run bin - unless somebody pulls a fast one on me, I have 5 pullets and a roo.
     
  8. kimmypie

    kimmypie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I guess we'll just keep it until we know for sure.
     
  9. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi kimmypie! It has been about a week. You have an updated picture of the pullet? Then we can convince those who thought it was a roo.
     
  10. kimmypie

    kimmypie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha, I just thought about that yesterday when I was out with the chickens. I'll get a pic tomorrow when it's light again. :)
     

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