splash maran...hoping for a pullet but thinking a roo....help!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redturtle, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. redturtle

    redturtle Songster

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    this bird is throwing me for a loop...some days i think pullet other days i think roo....
    s/he is approximately 18 weeks old give or take a week
    i really cant tell by the feathers so i need help pls...thnx much

    head shot

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    tailshot

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    another view of the head

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    thnx for your input and as usual if you need better pics just let me know....more than willing to try again
     

  2. zaybird77

    zaybird77 In the Brooder

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    hey,
    I can't be sure but I had just like that and it ended up being a rooster.
    Sooooo... I'm going with rooster but not sure.
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Wow, that is a tough one!

    In the second pic I see what may be some saddle feathers developing and what I can see of the legs look roosterish.
    But..... at 18 weeks you should have some attempts at crowing if a rooster.

    So I'm no help at all! [​IMG]
     
  4. NitaAZ

    NitaAZ In the Brooder

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    That one's a very tough call! I think it's a pullet, but I just can't be sure!
     
  5. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Boy.
     
  6. redturtle

    redturtle Songster

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    [​IMG] o shoot!! that means i will have to find a pullet to go w/ my black maran to get blue babies...now i wanna [​IMG]

    lol...oh well whatcha gonna do...will have to find a replacement a few months down the road
     
  7. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

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    I am betting boy.
     

  8. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

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    He's got the little pointey feathers near the tail...It's a roo on the way! Nancy
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    That is undoubtedly and 100% boy there.
     

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