SLW - Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ddcoyne, May 17, 2011.

  1. ddcoyne

    ddcoyne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've posted pics of this bird in the past and had some people say roo and others say pullet. Now that it's older, I took the time to get some good pictures from different angles. I hope I can get an accurate gender now! At first, I thought roo, but looking at some of the pics online, I thought possibly pullet. It is 11 or 12 weeks old now and has not crowed, although I have no idea at what age a roo will begin to crow.

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  2. LittleChickenLady

    LittleChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say a girl.
     
  3. joebat

    joebat Out Of The Brooder

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    girl......
     
  4. Kitty135

    Kitty135 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet. She's beautiful!!
     
  5. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    Umm.. I'll be the one desenter. I say roo.
     
  6. ddcoyne

    ddcoyne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I get some feedback as to why you form the opinion you do? I'm still learning how to determine gender from looks alone. Seems like there's so much to take into account.
     
  7. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to say roo too.

    Very red and large comb and wattles for its age.

    Tall, thick legs

    and it looks like saddle feathers are starting to come in.
     
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  8. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you've got a cockerel for the same reasons given by LindseyB: large red wattles, long, thick legs and what looks like saddle feathers coming in.
     
  9. GAchick

    GAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen. All 4 of my SLW girls have big ole thick legs.
     
  10. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sorry, but I can't help myself----- it's spelled dissenter. I'm a spelling fanatic [​IMG]

    Oh, BTW, I say pullet
     
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