Updated pix of BO’s... P or C?

Lysmyk

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Hi all! Thanks for taking the time to help me out here. I’m hoping that I have two pullets... wondering your opinions- also do pullets carry their wings lower, so the tips are resting below the tail feathers? Cockerels higher? I can’t tell from feather shape as they look identical to me. And I hear some chicks develop faster than others....when we got them one chick was more yellow in color than the other- considerably more yellow. They’re about 6-9 weeks now- not quite sure.
the photo of just them from above - A is on the left and B is on the right.
 

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May 13, 2020
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I don't want to make a guess, but here is my BO yesterday at 10 weeks old.(pullet)
hope this helps. I have 7 "pullets" of different breeds. I am questioning a few also. LOL

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Acre4Me

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B is possible male. More comb and wattle growth and color than A. In addition, the leg thickness appears different, with B having much thicker legs.

how old? Because it could also be a faster developing female (maybe) if it’s 4 months old.
 

Lysmyk

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🤦🏼‍♀️ Not what I was hoping to hear. B chick is soo friendly and has that classic old fashioned chicken look- A chick is a bit more skittish and looks haggard as her feathers are growing in. She also carries her wings lower and they look longer. She’s usually off on her own until she realizes that and then darts back to her coop mates (2 Australorp and chick B) her tail feathers also stand up like a fan whereas chick B’s are more like a bob tail clump.
I was so hoping he was a fast developing she bird.... now time to find him a crow zone home.
 

Mamatomany123

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🤦🏼‍♀️ Not what I was hoping to hear. B chick is soo friendly and has that classic old fashioned chicken look- A chick is a bit more skittish and looks haggard as her feathers are growing in. She also carries her wings lower and they look longer. She’s usually off on her own until she realizes that and then darts back to her coop mates (2 Australorp and chick B) her tail feathers also stand up like a fan whereas chick B’s are more like a bob tail clump.
I was so hoping he was a fast developing she bird.... now time to find him a crow zone home.
I agree chick b is a cockerel. Cockerels usually are the most friendly. I have 7 pulets and while they arent mean, they are very skittish.
 

PlayingDoh

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I agree with the others B looks like a male. The comb and wattle are as big as my BO laying hens, at that age it should be a lot smaller, like A's. Also the legs look a lot like my BO roosters did at that age.
However I'd still give it some time I've seen BO hens with combs and wattles that can get quite large (relatively).
I'd suggest keeping an eye on the patch of feathers at the end of the mouth between the eyes and wattles, every roo I've seen has had that thin out and eventually turn red, while the hens keep that patch of feathers for MUCH longer or permanently.
 

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