Am I a girl? What am I?Pic heavy

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by danaljamat, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. danaljamat

    danaljamat Out Of The Brooder

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    Would love to know what you folks think. 3 of these are mutts (Bramble, SOlo and Buttercup) because I bred them from my own mutts. None of these three have crowed but are not laying yet either so I am hopefull.
    The rest are from a batch I bought. I bought 6 buff orps and 6 araucana eggs and the chap gave me another blue egg when we were there as a lucky dip (Dip). SO I know that Dip came from a blue egg but one of the BO produced a black chick. I bacame so muddled when they all hatched so am not sure which chick came from the so called BO egg. I think it was Poppy who also has five toes and feathery feet. SO the rest are supposed to be araucanas but I suspect not. ANyway, if you can give me any help on deciding gender and also breeds for the 17 weeks olds.
    I am using photo bucket for the first time so am not sure how this will turn out. I will post one chicken and see if it works and then post the rest

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  2. danaljamat

    danaljamat Out Of The Brooder

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    OK. SO the pictures work but I am not sure how to make the images smaller but I will carry on anyway.
    By the way, Solo is 23 weeks old.
    I apologise for the photos - I am not the best photographer and they just wouldn't pose for me!!

    This next one is Buttercup, 20 weeks
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    Here is Bramble 120 weeks
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    The rest are all 17 weeks
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    Poppy (Has 5 toes and feathered feet)

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    Gizmo

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    Dip

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  3. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Solo, Buttercup, and Stella look to be female to me. Dip looks like a male. The only reason I say that is because of the coloration. It looks roostery.

    The rest I'm not sure about. Nothing screams rooster, but still, nothing screams hen either.

    There are folks here who are a lot better at this game than I am, so hopefully they will chime in. [​IMG]
     
  4. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Considering their age, the only two that semi-look like roos to me are Poppy and Dip. The rest look like pullets. I could be wrong about Poppy and Dip, but the coloring, combs and feathering has me leaning towards roos. All are pretty chickens [​IMG]
     
  5. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
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    I am going to agree with the last two post Poppy and Dip look like roos...but I am no expert. [​IMG]
     
  6. whitecra

    whitecra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oklahoma
    The last 2 look like roos to me also. I also think that some of them are crossed with silkies.
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  7. chickenrancher

    chickenrancher New Egg

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    Solo, Buttercup, Bramble, and Gizmo all look like hens.

    Poppy, Grace, Ebony, and Dip look like roosters.

    Stella looks like a hen in her body and tail feathers but the hackles look a bit pointed like a rooster so I can't say definitively.

    I think that Poppy, Ebony, Gizmo and Dip look like Araucana with the head feathers. Grace is an Araucana with the muff on the cheeks. Although it is possible they are mixed.

    And Stella is a Buff Orpington.

    This is just my opinion but I hope this helps!!!
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2009
  8. possumqueen

    possumqueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, danaljamat!

    I can't tell you anything about your birds, but I love the pics! Who cares if you couldn't make them smaller! The detail is gorgeous! thanks!

    photobucket, you said?
     
  9. danaljamat

    danaljamat Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey thanks for all your comments. Guess I will just have to wait a bit longer. Any one else want to have a guess?
     
  10. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say the majority are hens. A couple of the poofy headed chickens looked a little male, but not screamingly so. Dip doesnt look roostery either, BUT i have never seen such defined colours in a hen.
     

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