A Roo, or not a Roo???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chicken jedi, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. chicken jedi

    chicken jedi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are new to this site and 5 months into chicken raising, and we LOVE It!!!! What we are stumped with is whether our little ones are roo's or girls?? The top pic is of 3 of our cuties, the one of the left is Peep, the middle is Rose (or Ricky :)), and the one of the far right is our cute Bootsie!
    The second pic is of a Peahen/peacock that appeared one day next to our chickens (which will be a whole other question sometime ) but does anyone know the sex and if he/she is young or mature??
    Third pic is our Polish, and again not sure if it is she or he.....the fourth down is Molly, who we 'think' is a she.....and the fifth is Speck, who we are wondering about as well ;-)
    We would really appreciate any input from those of you who are more experienced in this realm of the chicken world!!!
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The black and white bird in the first pic is male. Everyone else looks female.
     
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  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with BantamLover21 on the chickens.

    You have yourself a Peafowl (I would guess a hen). She's one of the more unusual colors, such as a Bronze, Buford, or Peach. I am no expert on Peafowl, so you might want to post in their forum and ask for clarification. It's a shame you don't have a male (peacock), to pair with her, because they are easier to ID color on.
     
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  6. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness! I'm sorry to make a post that is of no help at all, but I LOVE your peafowl! Consider me jealous.
     
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