5 week old something

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bama1, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. Bama1

    Bama1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is their first night to get up on the roost perch. I think the one standing is a cockerel. He's a troublemaker already. I think the little white/black speckle under the hen is a pullet. Red, I don't know, maybe pullet. The other black and white is a carbon copy of the standing one, also a troublemaker and the two of them ruffle up their feathers and dance around each other. None of the others do that. The tiny solid black on the end I think is going to be a bantam something and I think is a pullet. Any opinion anyone?
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  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    The Black ones look like Australorps!
    But I can't see them very well!
     
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  3. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black and white one next to the red, and the one on the far left are probably males. But i'm no expert! The red one looks like an RIR.
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those black ones look just like black-bantam-cochin/american-game crosses that I've seen! You're right that the two bigger black ones are cockerels, and that the smaller one is a pullet. The speckled and RIR look like pullets [​IMG] Where did they come from? Did you hatch them out?
     
  5. Bama1

    Bama1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got the Momma hen and her chicks when they were a few days old at a swap meet, cheap. I dont know if any of them are really her chicks. But they all seem game-ish.
     
  6. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do the chicks stay with the hen?
     
  7. Bama1

    Bama1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they have all been together, no brooder, Momma would sit on them and keep them warm, she has been a good Momma. They have all lived amongst the 4 other hens without any trouble.
     
  8. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She probably hatched them out from someone else's eggs.[​IMG]
     

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