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Are these all roosters?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jillanddan, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. jillanddan

    jillanddan Out Of The Brooder

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    We are newbies to backyard chicken owning and aren't sure what we have. We did some googling and looking on the forums tonight though and we're starting to think we have all roosters.......... :( Someone layed an egg last week without a shell, but we haven't had an egg since. What the heck? I'll tell you what I think we have, but I'd love your expert opinions!


    [​IMG]Silver Seabright - rooster (this guy has been pretty vocal!)

    [​IMG]Buff O - rooster (haven't heard a peep out of this one - we named him/her Mabel....) The one behind her is a Speckled sussex roo? (Just recently started crowing!)

    [​IMG]I couldn't get a good pic of these two, but I think they both may be hens. They're a little weird looking, no idea what breed.

    [​IMG]Another pic of these two.

    [​IMG]No clue on the breed, thinking it's a roo?

    [​IMG]Ameraucana roo?


    Thanks for your help!
     
  2. tlcarnes2176

    tlcarnes2176 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1 Roo
    2 Hen
    3 + 4 ?
    5 Roo
    6 Roo

    These are my guess.
     
  3. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

     
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  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    buff orp girl
    phoenix or silver duckwing OEG? girl
    campine? girl
    gold laced wyandotte roo
    EE roo.
     
  5. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    For the 2 unknown pullets the silver one is probably a Phoenix because of the leg color, the orange one looks like a Sicilian Buttercup. What color are her earlobes and what kind of comb does she have? If she has a single comb then I would guess that she is a Golden Campine.
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What they said. Sebright, Gold laced Wyandotte and Easter eggers are roosters.

    Looks like you need to either get rid of some roosters or make a bachelor pad for them. You have 4 roosters and 3 hens from what I see. Your hen's lives are going to get pretty miserable when those guys all start wanting to mate, and from the looks of things that will be pretty darn quick.
     
  7. jillanddan

    jillanddan Out Of The Brooder

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    It's happening now! We separated our BO out because we noticed today she was getting pretty ruffled and they were pecking a bald spot on her head! We're planning on separating the pullets out also now. Just need to figure out what to do with my roos.... should I keep one? The EE was pretty aggressive today, the Silver Seabright is sooo loud and "neurotic" as my neighbor likes to say.... They are so pretty I hate to get rid of them though!
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  9. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    You could keep one, i dont know if you live in town or not. I would get rid of any mean ones. if the Gold laced wyandotte is nice keep him, but if not keep the seabright. the good thing about bantam roosters is even if they are mean you can just flick them and they will knock it off lol. agressive LF rooster not so much.
     

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