Breed & Gender Guesses

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cbstoltzfus, May 26, 2017.

  1. Cbstoltzfus

    Cbstoltzfus Hatching

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    These are barnyard mutts that we hatched from eggs given to us from a friend. Any ideas on the gender & breeds? They are 5 weeks old. We incubated the all & they hatched within 30 hours of each other. The breeds they would of came from are buff orpingtons, australorps, wyandottes, cinnamon queen, marans, possibly barneveldor, Easter Eggers, and Plymouth Rock. I know it's early for any definites, I just want to know some opinions on mixed breeds. I heard both sides of the argument that you can't alone go by how big & red the comb/waddles or that you can. Let me know what you think. You can post your response in the order the pictures have posted. Thanks for your help!
     

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  2. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    [​IMG] Barred rock.
     
  3. JaeG

    JaeG Crossing the Road

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    At 5 weeks anything showing dangling pink/red wattles and larger combs will be a cockerel. So you have a nice selection of boys. Your solid white one looks to be a pullet for sure and hopefully the black one (last photo) as well.

    Here's are two photos of our Orpingtons at 42 days old to show you the difference:
    Pullets:
    Head Shot Butternut.jpg Head Shot Fairy Floss.jpg Head Shot Miss M.jpg

    Cockerels:
    Head Shot Cuddles.jpg Head Shot Muffin.jpg Head Shot Sooty.jpg
     
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  4. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    Great observation @JaeG!
     
  5. hatbearingsquid

    hatbearingsquid In the Brooder

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    Gender guesses for these olive eggers? I'm thinking both cockerels?
     

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  6. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    [​IMG]Rooster!
     
  7. hatbearingsquid

    hatbearingsquid In the Brooder

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    Gender guesses for these gold laced wyandottes 8 weeks old. Here's pics for bird number one...
     

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  8. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    I hate to say it if you don't want them but, you have a LOT of roosters as I know of. :barnie
    Sorry for the news!
     
  9. hatbearingsquid

    hatbearingsquid In the Brooder

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    8 week old Wyandotte number two
     

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  10. The Angry Hen

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    I think your Wyandotte's are hens though.
     

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