Do I have 1 Roo or 2?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jengro65, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. jengro65

    jengro65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I swear this wondering and waiting to find out how many of my hatched chicks are Roo's is tormenting my every waking moment!!! I have got to find other things to occupy my mind...LOL......anyway.....I thought I was lucky when its starting to look like I only got 2 roo's from the 7 eggs my broody hatched. Now I'm wondering if one of my "possible" roo's might be a she..What do you all think? They are 5 1/2 weeks old.....I will no doubt be posting pics every few days as I continue to second guess myself about this incessant roo/pullet obsession I have!

    I feel strongly that this is a Roo
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    Maybe Roo??
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  2. JPinVT

    JPinVT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see 2 little boys!
     
  3. kushball21

    kushball21 Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry i can't help you but I also hate the wait and see!!!!! one minute it's like ok a roo then the next it's a pullet, nope a roo, nope a pullet etc..... [​IMG] very frustrating!!!!!
     
  4. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one is definitely a roo. I have a feeling that the second one is as well, but I can't be positive as the comb is still light. If it's a hen, the comb is developing rather early though.
     
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  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At that age.....I vote Roo for both.
     
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  6. Little One

    Little One Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2... Does seem like big combs for that young.
     
  7. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x100 sorry i know hearing that they are roos is not a good feeling [​IMG]
     
  8. jengro65

    jengro65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x100 sorry i know hearing that they are roos is not a good feeling [​IMG]

    Very true but from what I've read here 2 out of 7 hatched is a pretty good percentage....at least I think its 2 out of 7!!LOL
     
  9. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking you have two Roos as well. [​IMG]
     
  10. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Same here. Both look like cockerels.
     

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