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4 WEEKS OLD WHITE LEGHORNS ROO OR HEN

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RIVERRAT, May 13, 2009.

  1. RIVERRAT

    RIVERRAT Out Of The Brooder

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    3 in front all feathers small crown my guess hens. 3 in next row larger crowns no feathers on neck an above wings.roo's ?[​IMG]
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    I see about four that I think are roos. They have the larger, darker pink combs.
     
  3. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

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    I see 4 roos in there for sure. [​IMG] A few is hard to tell since I can't see there combs well. Males generally feathers in slower, but at 4 wks you can usually tell which is what gender by the color and size of their combs.
     
  4. LuLuBelle

    LuLuBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well since we are talking about white leghorns, can I ask what everyone thinks mine might be? I would say about 7 weeks old... This picture was taken last night

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    And these were from the other week
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    I'm guessing mine is a hen??
     
  5. DukeDawg528

    DukeDawg528 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like four roosters and five hens... [​IMG]
     
  6. DukeDawg528

    DukeDawg528 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LuLuBelle, looks like a hen... [​IMG]
     
  7. LuLuBelle

    LuLuBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you [​IMG]
     
  8. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yours looks like an Old english game bantam to me, and yes, its a hen.
     
  9. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    RiverRat - I also see at least 4 roos in your bunch. Your leghorns will be very easy to sex - next week will be even more obvious to you because leghorn roos grow their comb very early.

    LuluBelle - I don't know what breed she is, but your pullet is definitely not a leghorn.
     
  10. RIVERRAT

    RIVERRAT Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks everybody. i feel better now about sending the roo's to the big roo farm.
     

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