Silver 'Dotte Roo or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CourtneyMB, May 27, 2012.

  1. CourtneyMB

    CourtneyMB In the Brooder

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    My 5 and 1/2 week old dotte Blanche. She's my favorite out of my 10 babies but there's something suspicious about her wattles forming already. Granted she is a hatchery chick and is definitely not up to breed standards, but I'm a worry wart and it's been bothering me.

    What do you guys think? Roo or pullet?

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  2. TinkyFeathers

    TinkyFeathers Chirping

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    I would say rooster. When my speckled sussex, Zeus, was that age. He had those big meaty legs and roosterish look too. But maybe I'm wrong. I'm no expert! :p Wait I just looked again and the comb isn't that big... I don't know. I'm going to go with rooster though.
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Songster

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    She's too young to be making any final decisions, but I'd say you have a pullet. Post new pictures in a couple weeks or so and we'll tell you what we think then [​IMG]
     
  4. CourtneyMB

    CourtneyMB In the Brooder

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    Oh I so hope you are right Peeka. No offense Feathers but I don't need another rooster around my farm. [​IMG] I agree it is a bit early, but I love her so and I would hate for "him" to compete with our brahma roo.
     
  5. CourtneyMB

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    Turns out 'it's' a she!! :)


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  6. sevenbabychicks

    sevenbabychicks Songster

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    Wow, she's stunning!
     

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