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Care to take a gander and a guess? Black Australorps

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LD Jackson, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. LD Jackson

    LD Jackson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are finally getting old enough that I think I know what some of them are. I will post the pictures and my guess and see what you folks think. Sorry for the poor image quality. They were not cooperating tonight and I am having to use a computer that will not do what I want it to do. Hopefully, you can get some idea of what they look like. The RIRs and Ameraucanas were born on 05-08-11, which makes them 6 weeks old. I am not positive about the Black Australorps, but they range from 7-8 weeks old, I think.

    The first are my RIRs, both the same age.

    Rooster?
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    Hen?
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    Now for my Ameraucana chicks. Again, they are same age.

    Rooster?
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    Hen?
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    Here are some of my Black Australorp chicks.

    Rooster in the middle and hens on each side?
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    Rooster?
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    Rooster in the front and hen in the back?
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    Hen?
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  2. Moose The Ameraucana

    Moose The Ameraucana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say the ones with waddles are roos and the other look like pullets [​IMG]
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your second EE (white) is a cockerel and it does appear the other one is as well, but a better side view might help.
     
  4. LD Jackson

    LD Jackson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:After I said one of each, I got to looking closer at the pictures and I am afraid you are right. I don't think either of them will ever lay an egg. [​IMG]
     
  5. LD Jackson

    LD Jackson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone care to venture a guess on the rest of them?
     
  6. LD Jackson

    LD Jackson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, no more guesses?
     
  7. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say you're spot on with your own guesses! Bar the white one which you already know about [​IMG]
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree with you on everything EXCEPT the white EE, he's a boy.
     
  9. NellaBean

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    Quote:Same here.
     
  10. LD Jackson

    LD Jackson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks. Yeah, I am figuring that out. I was in the coop this morning, showing the birds off to my father-in-law, and the white bird was bowed up at another bird, feathers all fluffed out, etc. He looked like he was spoiling for a fight and is looking more and more like a rooster every day.
     

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