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Cockerels or pullets!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ellybean, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. ellybean

    ellybean New Egg

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    I'm so very new to all of this! I have 7 chickens, most of which I "think" are female but I'm sure one isn't, I would love all you experienced folks opinion on whether they are male or female :) thanks!

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    The first image is the two Cochins, Houdini is the farthest front which I have my suspicions is my cockerel, the other Cochin especially compared to the other is violet whom I think is a pullet. The next is my two black maran/Easter egger mixes named sweet and sour, I "think" they are pullets but I'm not sure, they are so much bigger than the others, I assume it's cause of the maran in the cross? The last two are my Easter egger pullets, I think, smoke is the blue, and the last two are creme and truffles. Thanks everyone :) these guys are all 8 weeks old, any input would be appreciated, thanks!!

    Elly
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    The first Cochin closest in the pic would vote roo for sure. The EE closest in the second pic has more comb than I like to see in an eight week old EE.
     
  3. ellybean

    ellybean New Egg

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    Yeah Houdini is a too for sure I think, cute lil guy, the black in the second pick is the ee/maran cross, and both black birds are nearly identical :/ I thought since there was different mix of genetics that would explain the combs? Geez I hope I don't have more than one roo! I better ask around if anyone wants to rehome a roo just in case! Thanks :)
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Houdini and both the oe's (black marans/ees) look like roosters.
     
  5. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  6. ellybean

    ellybean New Egg

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    Oh nooooooo <.< that's a lot of Roos lol, I need to find some good homes for em!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    To me, only Houdini and the black bird behind him look like cockerels.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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