Austrolorpe hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ProudNewChickenMommy86, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. ProudNewChickenMommy86

    ProudNewChickenMommy86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are almost 9 months and still haven't laid. Could they be roosters?
     
  2. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By 9 months you would know if they were roosters just looking at them.
     
  3. ProudNewChickenMommy86

    ProudNewChickenMommy86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's the thing, I'm new to chickens, they are my very first 2. Idk what to look for. [​IMG]
     
  4. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give me a few minutes and I will post some pics for you.
     
  5. ProudNewChickenMommy86

    ProudNewChickenMommy86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be great thank you
     
  6. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 month old pullet

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    5 month old cockerel.

    These guys were easy to tell their sex very early. The comb on Big Boy was huge at 2 months. Boys have the large combs and waddles, the have the impressive sickle feathers in their tail, and let's not forget the pointy saddle feathers. He is very shiny with a blue/green/ purple sheen, while the girls are dull with a hint of color sheen in the right light.
     
  7. ProudNewChickenMommy86

    ProudNewChickenMommy86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow. So pretty.. But they dont have them faces at all. One kinda does. bodies of a hen for sure, but my feathers are very bright
     
  8. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe you should take a few pictures and post on the what breed or gender is this section and someone should be able to help you out there.
     
  9. TedJan92_in_Idaho

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    oops
     
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  10. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY!!! i have an austrolorpe!!!
    sorry:( i adopted a chicken that was black no clue what she what but she looks JUST LIKE THAT PULLET PICTURE!!
     

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