15 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mom28chicks, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. mom28chicks

    mom28chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all.... ok I thought I knew the gender of my chicks thanks to you all :) However I went away for a few weeks and when I came home I am confused! One of my hens grew tail feathers that look like rooster tail... and one of my roos looks like he has hen tail feathers. Help me out with your expert eyes!! --- Thanks!!



    These chicks are 15 wks old

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Chick #2 looks like a rooster.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet and cockerel.
     
  5. mom28chicks

    mom28chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    So I guess some hens can have curved tail feathers that look similar to roosters? I started to panic a bit. I did not want her to be a he LOL
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Tail length and form is different for each breed. Some have longer ones than others.
     

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