Six 9-week old chicks - Pullet or Roo? (Pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Katydid2011, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased these as sexed pullets. They've all grown at the same rate, with the Wyandottes being consistently slightly smaller than the rest. The only one that's notably more courageous than the others is the Buff Orpington. I wasn't able to get good photos of their feet, but hopefully what I do have is enough for those of you who are experienced at chicken sexing to offer an educated guess. Thanks!

    Leila #1
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    Leila #2
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    Ava #1
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    Ava #2
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    Angelina #1
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    Angelina #2
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    Lily #1
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    Lily #2
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    Baby #1
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    Baby #2
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    Baby #3
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    Zoe #1
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    Zoe #2
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    Ruby #1
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    Ruby #2
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    Rose #1
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    Rose #2
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    SUMMARY -
    1. Leila (EE)
    2. Ava (SLW)
    3. Angelina (SLW)
    4. Lily (EE)
    5. Baby (BO)
    6. Zoe (Welsummer)
    7. Ruby (Red)
    8. Rose (Red)


    *Edited to add summary
     
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2011
  2. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like pullets. [​IMG]
     
  3. Frenchchickens123

    Frenchchickens123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I, all look like girls (just not quite sure about Ava but looks like a girl) :) beautiful looking pullets :)
     
  4. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I go by the tails when they are young. I am s'picous of curling under tail feathers. The pullets tail feathers tend to be more squared off and straight up as the roos curl over and are narrowed at the end. Ruby and Leila ? It is hard to tell when they are balanced on your palm.
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only bird that needs to be watched for roo features is Lily. Red leakage on the wing in an EE is a sign of a roo 99.9% of the time.

    Everyone else is a bunch of girls [​IMG]
     
  6. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a bunch of pretty girlies [​IMG]
     
  7. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like all pullets to me!
     
  8. hisdaughter

    hisdaughter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all beautiful!
     
  9. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay for pullets! [​IMG] With regard to tail feathers, I don't think any of them really curl under. Here's a photo of the group walking, with the exception of Lily (EE) who's missing. It better shows their tail feathers and comparative size:
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    Whoops, that should read "Ava" not "Ave". [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2011
  10. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OH NO! Lily is probably my favorite. "She's" been developing a redder cast and richer coloring over time. [​IMG]
     

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