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are we boys or girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by archil, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. archil

    archil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a white leghorn and an australorp, both about 7 weeks old. Can anyone tell me if i have boys or girls.
    I get a lot of fighting between them att exciting times like when i let them out to run around or when i bring interesting food, mainly chest bumps and chasing.

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    they arent very good models, if you need better pictures i can totally uderstand and will take some asap.
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    both look like cockerels at this age
     
  3. archil

    archil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote: aw man
    i live in the city
    ill have to get rid of them
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    the leghorn looks like a roo the australorp not so much give them some more time before you get rid of them, to make sure they are indeed boys or not
     
  5. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya, the australorp looks to have thick legs in the pics from the front, and the leghorn has a large reddish comb. I think you should wait also. :)
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Leghorn is definitely a roo, but don't give up on the Australorp just yet, it might start laying in a few months! Please make sure to post more pics of the Australorp in a few weeks, it should be borderline obvious by then. [​IMG]
     
  7. archil

    archil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay, for future reference
    can any of you tell me which characteristics let you know what sex they were?
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2012
  8. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    The Leghorn is a rooster as the comb is red at 7 weeks, Leghorns develop much quicker because of their large combs, i have a leghorn chicks and it already has a bright yellow comb coming through as 1 week old. I'm not sure on the Australorp by swaying towards rooster.
     
  9. dani0304

    dani0304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure that your leghorn is a rooster, and the other one being a pullet/hen. I have neighbours and I have a cockerel and they love him, check with your neighbours and see what they think?
     
  10. dani0304

    dani0304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and we lock ours in at night and leave them out later in the morning
     

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