6 birds - girls or boys??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by whyjay, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. whyjay

    whyjay New Egg

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    Dear friends,
    we're new at this hobby and would really appreciate some help with getting your opinion on gender of our 6 birds here. We bought a mixed bag of "heritage birds" about a year ago...and we incubated some eggs, 6 of which hatched. They're from May 15 - so 14 weeks old. One is starting to crow (I won't tell you which, just for fun)...and we are gonna have to get rid of the boys. Sometimes we think that's ALL of them, the way they look and act. In any case, you'd be our hero if you'd be able to identify some femininity in this batch:)

    Here's Buttons:
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    and Charchoal
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    then comes Rhody:
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    and Peeps (our smallest and a real runt from day 1)
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    Chestnut
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    Brownie
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    Hopefully my images are coming up ok in the post. If you're not 100% sure on the gender, can you put down what the percentage of confidence is in your opinion? [​IMG] Thanks again!! Yvonne
    PS if my photo is not good enough or needs a different angle, please let me know too!
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  2. AllCoop'dUp

    AllCoop'dUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IMO - Rhody and Peeps look like pullets...sorry...all the others look rooish.
     
  3. stanglover2001

    stanglover2001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hate to say it but to me they look like all boys, and if I had to guess Charcoal is the crower.
     
  4. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Charcoal and Buttons look very roo-ish
     
  5. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All roosters
     
  6. 1_FnkyFrm

    1_FnkyFrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep hate to say it but they all look like Roos...
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    All boys. They'll be delicious.
     
  8. aShMaNv

    aShMaNv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im gonna say all boys for 14 weeks. [​IMG]
     
  9. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    There all boys, they all look like they have sex feathers. Im sorry [​IMG] I hope you go buy some pullets [​IMG]
     
  10. sunflowerenvy

    sunflowerenvy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:what are sex feathers?
     

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