UGH! I think I got a dude from the pullet bin!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Beckyinma, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. Beckyinma

    Beckyinma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, here's the suspect. Chip. The cutest one, and of coarse, the FIRST one I took out of the "EE" bin (they were supposed to be Ameraucana) 5 weeks ago when we picked our 6 girls.

    UGH!
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    Among the rest of them:

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    We suspected from about the first week that this was a dude because it was always the first one to come running.. Now with a comb much taller than the other girls, and much pinker, we're pretty much convinced...


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  2. Beckyinma

    Beckyinma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AND, in two pictures so far, from side shots, I can see a green sheen on some of the feathers on its back... double ugh.
     
  3. Sandbellie

    Sandbellie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha awww.[​IMG]
    Maybe He'll be a good little roo. [​IMG]

    Very cute tho! [​IMG]
     
  4. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those are some thick legs...ugh.
     
  5. teapot10

    teapot10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Is the iridescent green a sign of roo?
     
  6. anniem

    anniem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone get all pullets from the pullet bin?!? So aggravating. One of our 2 EEs went roo. And now one of the 2 SS is going roo (got a 2nd batch once I was sure we had a roo in the first group). I'm glad I got some sex-links, besides those 4 I ended up with 2 of 6 supposed pullets being roos (and my 2nd batch EE still needs to prove it's girlishness).
    Sorry....it's always the favorite, isn't it?
     
  7. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His comb is tiny compared to my suspected RIR roo. And he's only 4-5 weeks old.

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  8. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    I got 2 EE's out of the pullet bin as well at my feed store, one turned out to be a cockerel. Same pinkness to comb and that upright tail are dead giveaways. Looks like you got yourself a packing peanut. That's what I figured with mine. I got 2 though, assuming one would turn out a roo. Always ALWAYS get more then you actually want/need in case of death or roo [​IMG]
     
  9. anniem

    anniem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Because they have pea combs, so the big difference is that they get thicker and pinker rather than taller like yours.
     
  10. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is the iridescent green a sign of roo?

    Both males and females can get the green sheen, so it is not an indication one way or the other. The bird in question is a cockerel.
     

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