Are These Girls Guys?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ILikeBirds, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. ILikeBirds

    ILikeBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Everyone,

    Second thread within in a couple minutes, I'm on a role.

    A couple weeks ago I posted a picture of one of my girls on here and someone swore it was a rooster. As they grow older I am getting more curious myself. The birds are mixed breeds being silver laced polish and Rhode island. I think they're pullets and they just look like roos because of the polishes plumage. They are 11 weeks old in these pics. let me know what you think please!

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  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My gut says boys.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    None of those three look pullety to me - and it isn't the Polish plumage I'm looking at. Their body structure is very much the lanky teenager look of a cockerel and they have some pretty good red wattle development going on. Would love to be wrong and have you post about them laying in another couple of months, but I wouldn't hold my breath.
     
  4. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are looking like roos to me too.
     
  5. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like roosters to me
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Sorry, I see boys too....... :(
     
  7. ILikeBirds

    ILikeBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been robbed! She told me she was keeping ALL of the roos and I was getting only pullets. I doubt that all of the chickens hatched were boys.[​IMG]
     
  8. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    If they have pointy hackle feathers they are cockrels. I agree with all the rest, but I don't do Polish. Mary
     
  9. soydo

    soydo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah another vote for all roos. They're showing rooster type feathers and color pattern. Starting to grow white areas on back and wings.
     
  10. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    They are all males. How exactly was she claiming to have sexed them?

    I am not defending the seller but I have had all male hatches, and from my broodies no less. Lucky me.
     
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