4 months old, father is Light Brahma, mother is Buff Orpington. Do both of these look like roosters

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Everett, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. Everett

    Everett Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both appear to be roosters.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I see a pair--male on top, female on bottom. It's not a cross that sounded too appealing when I read the title, but I'm liking that hen!

    Welll............enlarging the pic, not so positive the second bird is female. I think I'm seeing some hackle and saddle feathers starting there, and those are some thick ol legs. Sorry.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both birds look like roosters. The second one isn't as developed as the first, but I see pointy hackles and some saddle feathers.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The top bird is definitely a cockerel. I'm about 85% on the second bird being a cockerel also.
     
  6. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with the above posts, both of them are roosters.
     
  7. Everett

    Everett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the feedback. Has anyone had success keeping 3 roosters in a small flock?
     
  8. chickydee64

    chickydee64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes it will work if the roos are raised together..................but is way to hard on the hens with the constant mating..................[​IMG]
     
  9. BantamLover21

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    Everett: how many hens do you have?
     
  10. Everett

    Everett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We only have four hens. I'm trying to look at this problem differently now. Maybe it's not too many roosters, but too few hens.
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