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Surprise clutch - any guesses on hens or roos?

post #1 of 9
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Hey there everyone! Long story short, we had two hens go broody in January so we put some fertilized eggs under then. 21 days later, we ended up with 5 babies! They are all barnyard mixes and the eggs came from a friends farm. Any guesses to the gender? I think chicken #2 is a roo. All the others are up in the air for me! All these guys are between 7 and 8 weeks old.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Edited by Aaron E - 3/17/16 at 9:08am
post #2 of 9

Trouble, Mango, and Chicken #2 look like roosters.  They are sure cute!

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Trouble, Mango, and Chicken #2 look like roosters.  They are sure cute!

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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post #4 of 9

trouble is going to be a beautiful rooster by the looks of it!

post #5 of 9

Trouble and Mango are the ones looking like roosters to me at this point.

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First Remember Everything Emmanuel Did On account of Mankind
-Sarah/me

Take delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him and He will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn... Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.
-Psalm 37:4-7
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F.R.E.E.D.O.M--In order to truly appreciate true freedom, you must:
First Remember Everything Emmanuel Did On account of Mankind
-Sarah/me

Take delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him and He will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn... Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.
-Psalm 37:4-7
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post #6 of 9
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Well I was hoping trouble was a hen. What seems to give him away? Comb and waddle color? Feathers? 

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Well I was hoping trouble was a hen. What seems to give him away? Comb and waddle color? Feathers? 

The comb and wattles are much bigger and pinker than the other birds'. But, they are all still young, so you won't have a final answer until the day they crow or lay an egg. 

F.R.E.E.D.O.M--In order to truly appreciate true freedom, you must:
First Remember Everything Emmanuel Did On account of Mankind
-Sarah/me

Take delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him and He will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn... Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.
-Psalm 37:4-7
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F.R.E.E.D.O.M--In order to truly appreciate true freedom, you must:
First Remember Everything Emmanuel Did On account of Mankind
-Sarah/me

Take delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him and He will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn... Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.
-Psalm 37:4-7
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post #8 of 9

Awwwwwh! Such cuties. My guesses are in RED below:

Originally Posted by Aaron E View Post
 

Hen:

 

 

Rooster:

 

Rooster:

 

Hen:

 

Hen:

 

Rooster:

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UTAH 4-H STATE CONTEST WINNER - (1ST) 4-H DEMONSTRATIONS!! [7/17/13] - HOW TO WASH A SHOW CHICKEN 

 - NOMINATE BYC MEMBERS FOR AWARDS HERE

Whit's Flock (My Chickens) (Click to show)

 

~Whittni, a happy owner of: No chickens :( I miss them SO much! However, I'm earning a degree at university currently..in Agriculture & minor in art..then I'm off to grad school in Fall 2018.
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post #9 of 9

Trouble has a lot of red leakage on his wings, which is generally a sign of a cockerel.  He also has a red comb.  

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