Are we Hens or Roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SarahCG, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. SarahCG

    SarahCG New Egg

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    Hi, I'm Sarah. I've been reading on the forums for a few months, but this is my first post.

    I have 3 chickens (the max allowed by my city). My first, Ann Boleyn, I know is a hen because I've seen her lay an egg. My other two, Thelma and Louise, I am questioning. My boyfriend tells me they (one unidentified - maybe both) have been crowing in the mornings. I've never heard it, and all the research I've done into how to tell boys from girls, leads me to believe I have 3 hens, but I'm new to chickens, so maybe I'm missing something obvious?

    Louise is the biggest of the three. Thelma is the smallest, but has the biggest wattles/comb. Anne is the gray one.


    Louise:
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    Thelma:
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    Thelma, Louise, Anne
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    Thelma & Anne
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    Thelma, Louise, Anne
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    Louise
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Thelma is a roo for sure, he has saddle and hackle feathers coming in and roo tail feathers. The pictures of Louise from the side are fuzzy.
    :welcome
     
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  3. SarahCG

    SarahCG New Egg

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    One more, for good measure

    Anne & Louise
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  4. SarahCG

    SarahCG New Egg

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    Dang, Ok, I bet they both are then...their feathers look the same to me.
     
  5. SarahCG

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    A better side shot of Louise:
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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Louise on the right there? You're right, you have another boy.
     
  7. SarahCG

    SarahCG New Egg

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    Dang! Thanks :/
     
  8. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thats a Louis.
     
  9. CedarAcres

    CedarAcres Sunny Side Up

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    My Coop
    Both of them look like males to me.
     
  10. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    thelma and louise are both roos definetly
     

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