Still pretending I have pullets...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pbjmaker, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Ok here are the two chicks I kept now 7 weeks old

    The first one I am pretty sure is an RIR that was supposed to be a pullet.
    Thick legs, cracking voice like a boy in puberty, and sometimes gives a silent crow, play fights with the other one...
    Roo???

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    Here is Cooper who was supposed to be a Roo. He started ugly but I think he is getting quite handsome now:)
    Although his comb and all the red scream Roo - he is very slim body and has legs about half the size around as the RIR. I was just chalking that up to a breed difference.

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    So what do you all think?
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    #1 is def. a hen.

    #2 looks like a hen, but possibly a rooster.
     
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    I would say the RIR is a pullet... a lot of yellow in the comb still, and it's still small..... They ALL do that kind of playing and the silent crow is probably her just clearing her throat or something... not crowing [​IMG]

    No clue on #2.
     
  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    The RIR (Cupcake) is definately the boss of the two. When there is danger Copper sounds off a peeping alarm and then tries to hide under Cupcake. I absolutely adore his spazzy personality. Someone thought he was probably a Polish X.

    S/he only does that "silent" crow when we sit and crow at him/her. Maybe she is just trying to respond in some way...
     
  5. FloridaChickenChick

    FloridaChickenChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:She's not crowing. She's LAUGHING at you! [​IMG]

    Thanks for the great visual!
     
  6. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Yeah her and the neighbors...

    Thanks - that made me LOL for real...
     

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