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EE... I can't tell if they are roos or hens.
Edited by creativeann - 6/5/16 at 8:47pm
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How old?

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 I am not completely sure... prob about 8 weeks now. When I got them the lady said they were 3 weeks old but they didn't look anything like the other 3 wk old chicks I had.

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Could you get clearer pictures in natural lighting? I think you may have one or two cockerels.

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Watch how they act towards each other.

Cockerels are always chest bumping, kicking and just being cocky.

Pullets can be pushy but not like the cockerels.

Red combs are a sure sign you have Little Roosters in the making!

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watch how they walk, roos tend to strut and are more upright, hens aren't  image.jpeg

 

the red one and the 2 yellow ones are my hens, you can kind of see how they walk, the white one is my roo

1 buff Orpington, 1 red star, 3 mixes, 1 Colombian Wyandotte, 1 ameraucana roo, 3 ameraucana hens, 6 mixed chicks, 2pekin ducks, and 1 Rouen duck. Named in order Lucy, Lucky, Esther, Saoirse, Eleanor, Henry, Martha, Becky, Carolyn, the chicks aren't named, Daisy , lemon, and Ping-Ping
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1 buff Orpington, 1 red star, 3 mixes, 1 Colombian Wyandotte, 1 ameraucana roo, 3 ameraucana hens, 6 mixed chicks, 2pekin ducks, and 1 Rouen duck. Named in order Lucy, Lucky, Esther, Saoirse, Eleanor, Henry, Martha, Becky, Carolyn, the chicks aren't named, Daisy , lemon, and Ping-Ping
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