SLW Roo? and Buff Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by debakadeb, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. debakadeb

    debakadeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to hear that both of these chicks are pullets but am at leasting hoping the Buff Orpington is a pullet. Let me know what you think? Edited to add age: Both are 4 weeks old.

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    SLW - side view
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    Buff Orpington - side view

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    BO - front view
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  2. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your BO looks like a pullet to me. As for the SLW, white on the back/wing feathers looks like most the roos I've had, but the comb is not as big, or pink as I have seen on 4 wk. olds in the past. Pullet?
     
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  3. debakadeb

    debakadeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, Azelgin. I have six BO's and have identified 2 as pullets with a possible third. None of their combs are turning red but all of their tails are different.. the boys seem to have shorter tails while the gals seem to have longer tails that point downwards. I don't know if this is a good indicator on all the breeds or not but am hoping it is for this particular breed.
     

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