Boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Siera, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. Siera

    Siera Out Of The Brooder

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    Thought they were all girls but I'm beginning to get concerned about Fairy (white and black one) and Princess Aurora (brown one). My daughter will be heartbroken if they are boys, but we are in doubt now.

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    They are about 3 months old. Thanks!
     
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  2. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fairy kinda looks like a cockerel. Can't tell with Princess. Do you know the breeds?
     
  3. Siera

    Siera Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry don't know the breeds! But they are bantams.
     
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  4. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok. I wish I could help more. Good luck :))
     
  5. Siera

    Siera Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Any one else want to take a stab at it? White and black has begun to try to "crow" although I've read this does not necessarily mean she's a he. She's been acting pretty aggressive, too, but they are literally cooped up at night, so that might make them more aggressive?
     
  6. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black and white does look like a cockeral with the large comb and wattles. However, I don't see pointed saddle or sickle feathers.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Black and white is a rooster. At this age, crowing means rooster. Yes, hens do occasionally crow, but it's pretty rare, and it's older hens who are doing a dominance thing. Young pullets just don't crow. That comb at that age is a giveaway, hackle and saddle feathers will follow as he matures.

    I'm not seeing roo on any of the others.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Black and white one is a cockerel. The black and red one looks to be a pullet.
     
  9. Siera

    Siera Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all the replies! I guess Fairy will have to become Franklin. She (he) is super cute and super smart. I hope to find him a good home. Thanks again!
     
  10. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the second pic the black and brown one looks a lot like a roo. :(
     

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