Speckled Sussex pullet you thought was a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by palrusty12, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. palrusty12

    palrusty12 Just Hatched

    11
    0
    17
    Apr 29, 2017
    Lovettsville, VA
    Has anyone had a Speckled Sussex pullet that you were thinking was a roo earlier on? I'd love to see pictures! I have seven 3-month old birds. Three are obvious pullets (one had a longer more upright tail, but otherwise identical to the other two). The other 4, one for sure is a cockerel, but the other three.... seem like roosters and watching the threads here I know you all would agree. So this is wishful thinking here, but none of them have crowed while the other started a month ago and is getting big for his britches.

    I've seen pics of hens with large wattles, combs, iridescent tails. What age do those traits show up in a pullet?
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by