This is a pullet, right??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wiseowl, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. wiseowl

    wiseowl Out Of The Brooder

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    I've already realized that one of our 9 week old "pullets" is a cockerel, but please tell me that this one is a pullet. Her comb looks to be a sing row, but it's much more pink than her sister's. But it's lighter than her brother's. Of course, they all may have different mothers, so their breed is unknown to me. Same blue ameraucana dad.
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    At that age the comb should still be orange, it is looking suspicious.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I agree it's looking a bit iffy. From the pics however I don't see a cockerel-like posture. If if seems to have similar mannerisms / posture to your existing cockerel then it may be a pullet. There always seem to be one of a hatch that likes to keep us guessing (or me at least).

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  4. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    I say PULLET, keep us posted.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I think this one is a wait and see. If there are no male specific saddle feathers visible by 14 weeks old, it's a pullet.
     
  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Ooops, forgot to add pictures of my pullets....

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  7. wiseowl

    wiseowl Out Of The Brooder

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  8. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    The duo are 8wks, the 2nd was 4 - 5 months, the last was 12wks (pullet in the 2nd pix).
     
  9. lillihen77

    lillihen77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im looking at her rounded cute lil tail feathers ,and small feet...I'm gonna pray girl and say good luck ;)
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'd say expect the worst (cockerel) but, hope for the best (pullet) sorry too IFFY at this stage.
     

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