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Are these roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Emily 124, Oct 10, 2016.

  1. Emily 124

    Emily 124 New Egg

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    They are Mille fleur and Cochin mixes.
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    Is the one with the lighter comb a hen? She is about a week older than the other two. She was born on sept 10 and the other two were born on sept 18. They are younger than her but their combs are a bit bigger and are more of a pinkish red color. So I was wondering if they are both roosters? The one on the right in the first picture is the on I think is a hen. She is on the left in the second picture, the one next to her is one of the two I think is a rooster.
     
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  2. rockriver

    rockriver Out Of The Brooder

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    Far too young to tell they need to be at least 4 weeks and even then it can be hard to tell
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    You definitely got a little rooster and pullet there, cute.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    how old are they?
     

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