Ummmm - Is SHE turning into a HE?????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mommto3kiddos, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my 14 week old TSC "White Pullets" (aka Tetra Tints).. These 3 have looked the same up until this week and now one has "blossomed".. No crowing that I have heard, but SHE is making me wonder...

    Is SHE turning into a HE?????

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  2. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be... but I don't know... What breed is that one, could it just be getting ready for laying time?
     
  3. turtlebird

    turtlebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that is what I was thinking also!
     
  4. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they were about a week and a half ago....

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  5. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, probably the hen is just getting ready to lay you some nice fresh eggs! Or wait... Hmm... That tail looks like a roo tail.. HAPPY CHOOKS WE NEED YOU! [​IMG]
    I don't know if that's just how tetra tint tails are.. Because if they aren't like that on a pullet, then all 3 of the chickens on your first picture on the left are roos.
     
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  6. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    I think a girl getting close to laying time.
     
  7. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just compared legs and they are all same thickness. And the SUSPECT has no spurs (yet)... I hope shes just getting close to laying. My RSL hens have turned "red" the past couple weeks and they too are the same age!!!
     
  8. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This might be a stupid question but will cockerels make the hen "pout" cry or moan as I call it.. When I go out they all chatter to me and the SUSPECT joins right in.. No roo sounds just that "chatter"..
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It's a pullet. By 14wks you would see some saddle feathers starting to show if it were a boy.

    I'm on my iPhone right now, but I'll have another look when I get home.
     
  10. Carolyn

    Carolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have chicks just older than yours and some of the hens have that much redness. You could tell the roos from the hens based just on comb several weeks ago. I'm betting hen also.
    Nice flock.
     

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