BR Roosters or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Joecola123, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Joecola123

    Joecola123 In the Brooder

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    Hi i would like to no what these BR chicks are they are about 6 weeks old i think they are both girls because of the comb and coloring but i would like to no what you think please reply.[​IMG]
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    sorry if the images are a little dark
     
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  2. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

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    They are definately feathered and colored like hens though the one has a large comb for her age. at this point I would say both hens though!
     
  3. Amy's Animals

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    hmm the comb is suspiciously large for a 6 week old....[​IMG]
     
  4. Joecola123.....I have a hatch that was 6 weeks old yesterday. My roos have much more comb than your pictures and are developing waddles already. Also, not sure you have anything to compare to, but my girls feathering is MUCH darker than my roos.

    I think you have 2 hens!!
     
  5. Joecola123

    Joecola123 In the Brooder

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    thanks so much i just have to hope for the best
     
  6. I'll try to get some Pix of my 6 week old roos later and post to this.....will give you a point of comparison maybe
     
  7. Joecola123

    Joecola123 In the Brooder

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    alright thanks that would be a big help
     
  8. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Songster

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    Due to the darker coloring I guess ladies, unless they are a rare-but-not-unprecedented exception to that rule.


    ETA: Of course, this is not taking into consideration other characteristics i.e. leg wash, comb...
     
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  9. rufus

    rufus Crowing

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    Two hens and a dauchund.

    Rufus
     
  10. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Both are hens.
     

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