boyish hen or rooster, please help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by karlc, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. karlc

    karlc New Egg

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    please help me, have 7 poultry, 3 definately are hens (according to what i have read).

    but 4 of them i have my doubts (3 of the 4 in question pictured), they honk quite loudly and fight with each other, are they bullish hens acting like roo's or roo's

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  2. muddypuddles

    muddypuddles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?
     
  3. karlc

    karlc New Egg

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    about 18-20 weeks by my best guess
     
  4. austin.ray22

    austin.ray22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like three roos there to me
     
  5. KyBlue

    KyBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All three roos...
     
  6. karlc

    karlc New Egg

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    ok thank you.

    can i ask thou what should i be looking for to tell?
     
  7. austin.ray22

    austin.ray22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guessed on development of comb and wattles
     
  8. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no doubt at all...all 3 of the pictured birds are roos.
     
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  9. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can also see saddle feathers coming in nicely on the cockerel in the front, and some of the tail feathers are curved!
     
  10. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    Quote:I agree! All roos!
     

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