Are these roos or hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by montverdechick, May 15, 2007.

  1. montverdechick

    montverdechick Songster

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    I still can't tell with these few. None are crowing yet. All are 10 weeks old tomorrow. Any thoughts?

    Amerucana
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    RIR (or Red Sex Link, not sure)
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    Same thing, different bird
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    Red or Golden Sex Link (not sure)
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    Hope they are all pullets!! Thanks.
     
  2. michellerene

    michellerene Songster

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    They all look like girls to me! [​IMG]
     
  3. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Quote:I agree!! they all look like Gorgeous Girls!

    I think the 2nd and 3rd one are RIR.
     
  4. seedcorn

    seedcorn Songster

    Apr 25, 2007
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    4th picture, rooster, rest pullets?
     
  5. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Songster

    Feb 4, 2007
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    I say that the first and fourth pics are roosters. That is solely based on the hackle feathers, they look pointed in comparison to say picture 3.
     
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  6. ChrissyNC

    ChrissyNC In the Brooder

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    I'd say they are pullets. Here are my 6 week old RIR's (at least I think they are RIR's [​IMG] ) Their combs are far more pronounced than your's and their wattles are starting to really show.

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  7. AccidentalFarm

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    I'd guess roo on 1 based on hackle feathers, and on 4 based on comb comparison to pic 3.
     
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    Quote:Agreed.
     
  9. montverdechick

    montverdechick Songster

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    When do Amerucana roos start to get a more pronounced comb? #1 is more dominant than the others, and loves to puff out it's neck feather, but has almost no comb. They are 10 weeks old, so I thought I'd be seeing more of one by now...
     

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