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Svart Hona--Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by theladysings, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. theladysings

    theladysings Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,

    I have 5 svart hona chickies I hatched and I'm looking for help in identifying who is a pullet and who is a roo. Any help you may be able to give would be extremely appreciated!! I've taken pictures of two out of the three and I will take pics of territories last to soon.

    Svart Hona 1:

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    Svart Hona 2

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    Svart Hona 3

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  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    1 and 2 look like cockerels, The rest pullets
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    So first the bad news: that first one is definitely not a svart hona. Svart honas do not have feathered legs and crests.

    The second chick I would tentatively say is a cockerel based on comb growth. The third still looks like a pullet so far. How old are they now?
     
  4. theladysings

    theladysings Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh whoops you are right! First one is one of my silkies--that's what I get for posting pics without my glasses on. They are five and a half weeks old. I'll post some more pics shortly.
     
  5. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    The first one isn't a silkie either - probably a silkie cross :)

    So at five and a half weeks I do think that #2 is a cockerel and #3 is still looking like a pullet.
     
  6. theladysings

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    Here are two more chickies--didn't have time to snap a pic of the 5th.

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  7. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    4 looks like a pullet. Is it possible to get a profile shot of 1 to see the comb growth?
     
  8. theladysings

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  9. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Thanks! I vote pullet so far on that one too. You could end up with some late bloomers, but it looks like you're having great luck so far!
     
  10. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 Pyxis. I love your Svart Honas, they are very unique.
     

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