welsumer roo or hen

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Turkeyrun, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. Turkeyrun

    Turkeyrun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    we have what I hope are 4 welsumer ladies for their nice dark brown red eggs. They are just a couple days short of 8 weeks old. Two look very different from the other two - larger comb, tail feathers, feet, just over all a but bigger. Perhaps they are roos not hens or I have two differnt kinds of chickens. It seems that there would not be such noticeable difference in their growth at this point. Please look at the pics below and let me know what you think.

    Thank you

    Picture 1 - maybe a roo?
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    Picture 2 - welsumer hen?
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    Last edited: Sep 25, 2010
  2. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    top pic is a roo, bottom is a pullet
     
  3. grandmaof5

    grandmaof5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree...at that age, the top one seems a bit roo-ish
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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