trying to figure pullet or roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Guinns chicks, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. Guinns chicks

    Guinns chicks New Egg

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    Hi our babies are 12 days old and most have doubled in size but still trying to figure out pullet or roo. [​IMG] Wellsummers.
    [​IMG]Light Brahmas.
    [​IMG] Barred Rock.
    [​IMG]and Black Jersey Giants.
    Any help please. Had someone tell us at least 2 are boys trying to figure it out.
     
  2. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    They're too young except for your Rocks, sorry. Post again at 5-8 weeks.

    For the Rocks, the one on the left and the one in the middle are most likely pullets (I'm a bit on thee fence on the one on the left from what I can see.) The one on the right is definitely a cockerel. You can tell by the head spot on Barred Rocks, but the other breeds don't have such signs so young.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  4. CruchyJeepMama

    CruchyJeepMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any guesses on breed? I'm assuming she is a pullet. She? Is around 4 months old. And she has little black spots on her feathers. Came from Atwoods. [​IMG]
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  5. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    White Leghorn
     
  7. granthamkk

    granthamkk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For welsummers, girls have eyeliner and a darker, more defined V on the head. Boys have no eyeliner and a less defined, smudged v on head. Most are easy to tell, but some are iffy. Best to sex early, so not sure if you can tell this late.
     
  8. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    NOT a white Leghorn, 100%--white Leghorns will not have any other color on them but white. This is a white Leghorn cross bred for production, and could have one of many names. You'll have to look at Atwood's breed list to figure this one out.
     
  9. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Looks like you have two pullets and a rooster on the Welsummers, based on the "eyeliner" being dark on the girls.
     
  10. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    O agreed! I should really not skim the post, I always miss the most important part lol
     

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