Speckled Sussex... any truth to slow feather growth = roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by erysette, May 20, 2017.

  1. erysette

    erysette Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Speckled Sussex who took ages to grow it's tail. Finally has now, but does that really mean it's a roo? I've heard that roos stay fluffier and take longer to feather out.

    Pictures for judging...

    Edit to add: It's about 8 weeks old.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    It currently looks like a pullet.
     
  3. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree looks like a pullets roos would have a bigger comb by 8 weeks
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet, slow feathering = male is only for certain breeds I believe.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    pullet
     

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