Buckeye M/F Comb Color Question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by swampducks, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    My buckeyes are about 10 weeks old. Some of them have longer tail feathers than others as well as darker red combs compared to pale pink combs. Does that mean the darker ones are the roos? Or am I going to have to wait another month or 2 to know for sure? The on-line photos I've found are too hard to see.
     
  2. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    At 10 weeks yes, the boys should be obvious from the girls, larger red comb and longer tail feathers-roo, also look out for the saddle feathers.
     
  3. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    oooo, I may have more than 50% roos. Now if I could only get them to stop moving, so I could count! [​IMG]
     

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