Are these Roosters? I just do't know?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crazy chook, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. crazy chook

    crazy chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, Can anyone tell me if these are roosters?

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    or this one? I know these are not good photos but any assistance is appreciated.

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  2. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not sure about numbers 1 and 2, but I think number 3 is a roo.
     
  3. crazy chook

    crazy chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a photo of No. 3) head if that helps.

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    I was sure this was a female & it is about 13 weeks old, but now I am not so sure [​IMG]
     
  4. BekahBear

    BekahBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If we knew their age it would help but here's my guess: 1 is probably a roo(the comb and wattles are big and red) 2 is a roo (the gold on the shoulders is a dead giveaway) and 3 is a pullet (has a girl shape and girl coloring)

    Edited to say: I noticed you said 13 weeks. If that's the case Im sticking with my original guesses...1 roo. 2 roo. 3 pullet.
     
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  5. janinepeters

    janinepeters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe I have not had as much experience with roosters as the above responders, but I have had several. Seven in total, I think, of 3 different breeds (leghorn, EE, and brahma). All of mine crowed and showed unmistakable male feathering by 5 weeks of age, so if they are 13 wks old, I would say they could all be female. Some females have a bit of a downward curve to the tail feather, and some have a suggestion of male like saddle or hackle. Those could all be pullets. I could be wrong, though.
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    1 and 2 are cockerels and 3 is a pullet. She looks somewhat older than you suggested and either may be laying or about to start.
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Bird #1 - Cockerel - Has very red, large single comb developing

    Bird #2 - Cockerel - Pullets cannot have this color

    Bird #3 - Pullet - Cockerels cannot have this color
     
  8. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    x2 [​IMG]
     
  9. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 is a rooster, #3 is a pullet. I need to see other pictures of #2 before making a guess.
     
  10. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    number 1, definitely roo, look at that roo scowl !!
     

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