Think these are roo's or pullet's?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ashl768, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. ashl768

    ashl768 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] #1

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  2. ashl768

    ashl768 Out Of The Brooder

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    have Any idea?
     
  3. chesterbarton78

    chesterbarton78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure??
    But i think #2 is a roo
     
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  4. ashl768

    ashl768 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any particular reason why you think #2 is a rooster?
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How old are they? 1# Looks like pullet 2# Cockerel 3# I believe Cockerel 4# Pullets (I think)
     
  6. ashl768

    ashl768 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 11 weeks old... What is it about #2 that makes you think rooster? I have a Easter egger chick that is def a roo, same age, but looks like a rooster, why is this one less defined?

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  7. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like pullets to me.
     
  8. Toshi

    Toshi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The reason they think 2 is a rooster because of his cob. It is fleshy now already. But i kind of think at 11 weeks old it would be a bit bigger and more redish. Anyways keep your eye on number 2 she might very well be a he, because of the cob.
     
  9. savery

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    Look at the saddle feathers. Hens tend to have very fluffy rounded feathers and roosters will have feathers with a sharper point. :) I had a RIR that I though was a hen and then at 5 months old it started to grow long tail feathers and crowed and turned out she was a he :)
     
  10. gardendufus

    gardendufus Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would say all pullets, altho I'm certainly no expert. I agree that I also had to look long and hard at #2. But I still come down on the side of pullet. Any roo I have had there has been NO doubt by the time they were 12 weeks old. The difference in development was much more obvious.
     

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