Australop or Jersey Giant? Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FortuneChick, Nov 6, 2016.

  1. FortuneChick

    FortuneChick Just Hatched

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    I have 3 Australops and 2 Jersey Giants. I can't tell them apart except for this one . These ladies and gents were hatched out on July 20.

    This one is twice the size of all the rest . Is this a roo or a hen?... We suspect roo , but he's not crowing yet and lets the others boss him around, even for as big as he is.

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  2. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a roo. Not sure where Jersey Giant or BA though. What color legs do your Giants have?
     
  3. FortuneChick

    FortuneChick Just Hatched

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    They have not started laying. I have two Giants and 3 Australops. This one pictured is the largest of the group.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Australorp will have pink on the bottom of their feet, Jersey giant have yellow on the bottom.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    rooster.

    I'm leaning toward Giants, but honestly with hatchery stock sometimes there's a very, very minimal difference.
     
  6. FortuneChick

    FortuneChick Just Hatched

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    Yes, they were from a hatchery. It's just hard to tell. We keep thinking rooster , I guess we'll see. I've seen pictures of hens with large combs though as well .

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  7. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That tail is certain rooster ! :)
     
  8. FortuneChick

    FortuneChick Just Hatched

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    My thoughts exactly . [​IMG] Thank you for your input.
     
  9. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    100% cockerel.
     
  10. FortuneChick

    FortuneChick Just Hatched

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    Wow !! Thank you!! He is as big as my full grown Americauna cockerel. He is only less than 4 months old.

    I guess he will be a biggen.
     

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