Are these Hens??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by starlabird, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. starlabird

    starlabird New Egg

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    Hello,

    I'm posting some photos of some of the other 11 week old chickens I have since I'm now paranoid that there could be other rooster mistakes that were sent in my order.

    First up:

    Easter Egger Gwen. She is so light colored that it's tough to see her feathers individually. I've looked around for pointy saddle feathers but from what I can tell they look rounded. Do all roosters have a mix of colors/flashy feather patterns? She seems to have a red/pinker color comb but that maybe just her flesh tone.

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    Easter Egger Clementine. She is also a very consistently patterned bird, not flashy.
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    I have two Silver Laced Wyandottes
    The one in the foreground is Sylvia and the one behind her is Edith
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    Sylvia has larger and redder waddles and comb. Maybe she just developed faster than Edith?
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    Last but not least my 3 Silkies (all supposed to be hens): Olive (black), Chloe (white or buff), Matilda (red)
    They are all the same age but Chloe has been a slow grower.
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    Thank you for looking and I'd love to hear back if you think any of these suspects may be a rooster. I have two roosters that I'm trying to find a new home for so
    if there are any others I'd like to know now.
     
  2. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the only one that screams roo is the one EE in the back of this pic
     
  3. Peppermint

    Peppermint Chillin' With My Peeps

    I can't comment on the silkies, but he EE's and SLW's look like pullets to me [​IMG]
     
  4. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think all are girls.Not 100% for Silvia and Silkies but 90%.I think you know 2 birds with Clementine are boys?
     
  5. SugarDuck

    SugarDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm positive that your SLW's and the (what looks like to me) White Leghorns are all female. I have the sames ones myself just a bit older. I have 5 EE hens that look a whole lot like yours and then again not so much like some. The SLW's though to me are definitely hens.
     

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