Do you spot any roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by binza1979, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. binza1979

    binza1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are this spring's batch of babies. They are quite the mixed flock. Do you spot any roos? I have a brown leghorn that really has me questioning gender.

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    And here they are out in the big coop for the first time. They survived![​IMG]
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  2. binza1979

    binza1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I forgot to mention that they are about 4.5 weeks old.
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Holy guacamole, that big of a comb at 4 weeks? Definitely a roo.
     
  4. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, that one with a HUGE comb is definitely a boy.
     
  5. Leavingegypt

    Leavingegypt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotta be a boy! I also love the chicken rockin' the mohawk- very impressive.
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, the brown Leghorn (at least that's what I'm assuming he is) is definitely a cockerel (based on comb size and coloration). It wouldn't surprise me if the silver laced Polish is a cockerel too. His crest is very spiky and wild compared to the lovely round pom poms of your white crested blue Polish and mottle Houdan pullets.
     
  7. binza1979

    binza1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was really hoping that the brown leghorn was a pullet, but looks like Sally will be renamed Conrad. My 3 year old is obsessed with Cat in the Hat, so we have Thing One, Thing Two, Cat, and Sally (now Conrad). I also suspect that Taloola (the laced polish) is a roo, but I don't care. The crested were straight run, so I knew I was taking my chances there.
     

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