another breed and sex question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cambridge, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. Cambridge

    Cambridge New Egg

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    my chickens are supposed to be 5 months old. someone came over to the coop one day and said we have 6 roosters but the farm i got them from said they were hens, this was around 4 months age, so they say. but just looking at them has me thinking that they are not all hens and their are definitely some roosters. i only have 1 good pic of one of my questionable chickens. thanks for the help.
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    That looks like a roo to me. He has a large comb and pointy sickle feathers. Not sure on breed. Either a mix or a sex link would be my guess.
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sorry, but looks like a rooster to me also.
     
  4. Cambridge

    Cambridge New Egg

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    Thanks for the help!
     
  5. StephensonC

    StephensonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a rooster. [​IMG]
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That's a cockerel. As for the breed - was the farm running a mixed flock or were birds kept in separated breeding pens by breed? Is this bird solid black all over? It's hard to tell for sure if the it's coloring or lighting that makes some of the feathers appear a different shade/color in this photo.
     

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