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16 weeks old chickens are they roosters

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SansaB, Dec 31, 2015.

  1. SansaB

    SansaB Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone help me I am new to raising chickens and would like to know if any of these are roosters.I have a light sussex a barring rock and an australope[​IMG]

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Everyone looks female to me. The Aussie looks to be your first layer [​IMG]
     
  3. kelcon666

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    They all look like hens but the austrolorp is questionable
     
  4. kylie15

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    I agree
     
  5. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ia ggree
     
  6. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    I think the black bird (Australorp maybe) is a cockerel. Photo that sells it to me is overhead shot of it where the hackle feathers look pointed and appears to be start of sickle feathers on tail.

    Others are pullets.
     
  7. SansaB

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    thankyou I hope you are correct. i was worried about Ozzie the australope because of the tail
     
  8. SansaB

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    Thanks it was the australope I was worried about because of the tail. but she/he sits down a lot. none of them seem to make any attempt at crowing even when I crow at them
     
  9. kelcon666

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    He won't automatically crow just because you crow at him. Mine didn't start crowing for 5 months past the point of even wondering if they were roosters and I have 8.
     
  10. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Astrlorp is a cockerel.
     

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