Any ideas on gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by malkered, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. malkered

    malkered Chillin' With My Peeps

    These are my four month old chicks, the larger two are of mixed breed and look male to me and so much like their dad looked at that age so they are called Ronnie and Reggie for now. I'd love for it to be proved otherwise so I'd love some input.

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    The Polish, Ziggy, was from a mail order egg as was the (as yet unnamed) Silkie.

    Any ideas on gender?
     
  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Top two do unfortunately look like cockerels. Can't tell what the smaller ones are with these pics, but my guess is pullets.
     
  3. malkered

    malkered Chillin' With My Peeps


    Thank you, Ronnie and Reggie it is then! If they are anything like their father they will be huge!

    Fortunately I have had a great deal of success in finding good homes for my extra cockerels having rehomed 7 from my last years hatch.
     
  4. malkered

    malkered Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's Pingu and his two boys, Ronnie and Reggie.
     
  5. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2. I would not suggest keeping the 2 roosters, as they will fight each other to the death (literally) and will most likely become mean and aggressive..
     
  6. malkered

    malkered Chillin' With My Peeps


    My previous roosters got along fine from hatching to adolescence as they grew up together, once they were fully mature they were rehomed apart from two who lived together as batchelors until they were around 30 weeks. Once the hens they were with were mature there was strictly one rooster per flock.

    Ronnie and Reggie will live together until they are mature enough to rehome but then will be split up before they are put in with hens.
     

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