3 new to the flock... rooster or hens... getting mixed reviews

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Melissamw21, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. Melissamw21

    Melissamw21 New Egg

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    I have 3 new to add to flock, here are pictures at about 2[​IMG]

    weeks and 8 weeks. Been told all roosters by some, but still no crowing, and the breeds are I believe RIR, Barred Rock, and the brown cocky one is a mystery to many. Any help with be greatly appreciated.
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, all males. Crowing varies greatly from bird to bird. Some crow as early as 6-8 weeks and some never crow. Barred Rock, Production Red, and likely an Easter Egger.
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If the last pictures are at 8 weeks, all 3 are male. And 8 weeks is pretty early for crowing. Most cockerels start crowing between 3 to 8 months of age.
     
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    they look like all males.

    Only one I'm not positive on is the solid Red bird--can't see the comb that well in the last shot.
     
  5. Melissamw21

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    Here is a better shot of ole red.[​IMG]
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, cockerel also.
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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